Re: Link checking for offline webhelp

Subject: Re: Link checking for offline webhelp
From: Richard Hamilton <dick -at- rlhamilton -dot- net>
To: TECHWR-L Writers <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 9 Jul 2013 10:28:37 -0700

Hi Kevin,

I have had good success with an open source utility called linkchecker, which has versions for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

Here's a link:

http://wummel.github.io/linkchecker/

Best Regards,
Richard
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On Jul 9, 2013, at 10:21 AM, McLauchlan, Kevin wrote:

> What is your favorite tool for checking links in published webhelp, at an arbitrary location, but NOT as a website?
>
> I know there are lots and lots of web-based services that will scan your site for you, but this is private documentation that is not on the web.
>
> Google is somewhat my friend in looking for off-line link checking, but I'd like to know what the pros are using, and why you prefer this-or-that tool.
>
> Thanks,
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> -k
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