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However, if the application is running from a webserver, rather than the
workstation, chm files will not work, without loading the special DLL and
OCX files. Which really defeats the purpose of thin-client applications.
an FYI from someone who lived through the pain
From: Brierley, Sean [mailto:Sean -at- Quodata -dot- Com]
Sent: Thursday, September 07, 2000 3:06 PM
Subject: RE: .chm to hlp?
The key is that the CHM uses a different viewer than the HLP, and this needs
to be reflected in the calls from the software, and that Win95 and WinNT
need to be updated with Hupd.exe, or some such thing, so they can run the
sean -at- quodata -dot- com
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michele Davis [SMTP:michele -at- krautgrrl -dot- com]
> Sent: Thursday, September 07, 2000 3:03 PM
> To: TECHWR-L
> Cc: TECHWR-L
> Subject: Re: .chm to hlp?
> Forgive me if I sound naive, but this identical situation happened to me
> earlier this year. My developer INSISTED he could not use a .chm and
> needed an .hlp file.
> However, after my husband researched the situation (he's a sw developer
> too) he found out that you can implement a .chm in any 32-bit application.
> Soooo... talk to that there developer of yours.
> need a communication specialist? try here: http://www.krautgrrl.com
> bryan johnson wrote:
> > Just as I've finished the project from hell, my software engineer has
> realized that he can't use a .chm file and needs a .hlp file!!!
> > Soooo, is there anyway to convert a .chm help file back down to .hlp? If
> no, is there an easy way to create a .hlp file using the htm files or
> converting them to rtf?