FAR HTML Tour
Create and update your content as a collection of structured HTML pages using your favorite HTML editor. Once you have built an appropriate directory of HTML files, use one of the following commands to create and manage your help.
Express Help - Select your web directory, click "Create help" and you will have a .HxS or .CHM help file.
Alternatively, right-click on your Help folder in Windows Explorer and select "Compile to HTML Help with FAR".
Help Wizard - More control. Guides you step by step. Create either .HxS (MS Help 2 to include Visual Studio help) or .CHM (for your application help).
Advanced editor for TOC and Index.
Edit files (.hhc and .hhk) of an HTML Help project or files (.HxT and .HxK) of an MS Help 2 project. Also table of contents (TOC) and keywords of MS Help 3 (Visual Studio 2010 Help) projects can be edited.
FAR uncompressed help (Web Help)
Press "Generate" and you have a ready web help
Also checkout ESRI's web help created using FAR HTML:
- ArcGIS Explorer Help File (German)
- ArcGIS Explorer Help File (English)
- ArcGIS Explorer Help File (Spanish)
FAR HH Project Editor
Advanced .HHP Project Editor. Take full control of your help project.
For .CHM and .HxS help files. View help file contents; decompile help files; test API help calls; insert HH ActiveX code snippets; check help file links.
Examine the inner structure of your .CHM and .HxS help files.
Microsoft Help 2 Project Editor
Maintain your VS 2002\2003\2005\2008 compatible help. Creates .HxS help, TOC, Index files. Test your help. Wizards for creating support files.
Microsoft Help 2 Utilities
Manage the registration of MS Help 2 help files. Decompile ,HxS help files. Plus more.
Help 2 Viewer
VS 2002\2003\2005\2008 DExplore alternative Viewer. H2Viewer is also available as a free standalone viewer.
VS 2010 Help Integration
Migrate HH and H2 help to .mshc help for integration into Visual Studio 2010 help. This is not application help.
HTML Tag Editor
Add, remove & modify HTML tags across hundreds of files at a time. First drop your help project onto the FAR (main window) file list.
Decompile many .Chm & .HxS help files in one pass. All ITS help files in the FAR file list will be decompiled to the selected folder.
Compile all your help projects in one pass. All output is sent to a single log file.
Create advanced reports on all files dropped on that FAR file list. This is a fast way for writing batch files that work on 1000's of files.
FAR Find and Replace
Powerful Find and Replace command. Safely update 1000's of files in a single sweep.
Copy all files in the file list to another location while maintaining folder structure. Handy since you can filter out files first.
Create and View Industry standard .ZIP and .Cab files. Now Unicode friendly.
Other File Commands
The Commands menu contains a lot of handy file commands that work on the files in the file list.
- Set file create and modify time stamps.
- Set file encoding - UTF-8, Unicode (UTF-16), ANSI.
- Set file attributes.
- Batch rename files.
- Line breaks - Count line breaks. Convert between CRLF <-> CR <-> LF line breaks.
- Convert all HTML files to XHTML.