Re: htmlhelp .chm becomes .exe -- help!

Subject: Re: htmlhelp .chm becomes .exe -- help!
From: "Trudy Evans" <tevans -at- actrix -dot- gen -dot- nz>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 1999 16:55:40 +1300


Once again I can only suggest you look at AuthorIT. It produces 100% pure
HTML with 100% pure HTML TOC and Indexes. Look at the examples on their

From: David Knopf <david -at- knopf -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Subject: RE: htmlhelp .chm becomes .exe -- help!
Date: Tuesday, 16 November 1999 06:54

Drew Krause asked:

| I've compiled a .chm html-help file for use in a web application. When
| on the website, clicking on its link doesn't launch the help, but rather
| pops up a 'Save' box to save the help as an .exe file.
| Has anyone else encountered this? I couldn't find any documentation on
| this problem. All leads appreciated!

Unfortunately, this is just the way it is. This is one of the several
reasons that CHM files are not recommended for Web-based online help.


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