Re: .chm file to .pdf file

Subject: Re: .chm file to .pdf file
From: Dennis Johnson <dadwrite -at- prodigy -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 29 May 2003 11:35:03 -0500

A little googling found:

- a linux version of html2pdf, after you do .chm to .html

- shareware for .chm to .pdf directly

- other methods (see and

> Decompile the .CHM into a directory of HTML files. You might even be
> able to use the index and TOC files if you turn them into HTML files,
> too. (Open them in a text editor. It's been a while, but if memory
> serves there isn't too much you would have to do to them aside from
> renaming; maybe you have to wrap them in a couple of standard tags or
> something.)
> That should give you a PDF of the entire Help hierarchy. If the pages
> are not in the order you want them, you can drag and drop in the Acrobat
> thumbnails pane.
> > Is there a tool which converts .chm file to .pdf file without > > tampering with the bookmarks, hyperlinks, etc?


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