Re: Help development on WPF

Subject: Re: Help development on WPF
From: "Dana Worley" <dana -at- campbellsci -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Wed, 08 Apr 2009 08:26:39 -0600

On Tuesday, April 07, 2009, Joe Sokohl wrote:

> 1. Who's doing work in this area? That is, who's delivering help for
> Windows Presentation Foundation apps?

Microsoft :)

> 2. What tools do you use? Is Robohelp helpful, or is everything you do
> hand-coded?

I think WPF is based on the .net framework, so I would assume that any help format you can
use in .net could be used in WPF. Most of the help development tools generate some type of
"nethelp". You could also use CHM files; here is a link describing that:


I hope this helps get you started in the right direction :)

Dana W.

Dana Worley
Software Product Manager/Manager, Software Support Group
Campbell Scientific, Inc.
Microsoft MVP, Windows Help


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