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rickyd
8th September 2007, 03:43 PM
Hi there,

I am trying to make a help book for an application. I know hardly anything about HTML.
There has to be an easier way than the way Apple suggests;
http://developer.apple.com/documentation/Carbon/Conceptual/ProvidingUserAssitAppleHelp/user_help_intro/chapter_1_section_1.html

Thanks,
Ricky.

iSlayer
8th September 2007, 03:45 PM
http://osx.iusethis.com/app/helpbookcreator
I havent used it so im not sure how well it works

rickyd
8th September 2007, 04:04 PM
Thanks iSlayer - works a treat!

Ricky.

rickyd
8th September 2007, 04:13 PM
Lastly - do you know how I would get this into my Xcode project?
The instructions I got were very vague...and don't work.

Write the help texts. - DONE
Enable the Xcode Integration button. - DONE
On the right of the text field click "Choose..." to choose the folder of your Xcode Project. - DONE
Click "Generate". Your help texts are now in the project folder. - DONE
Search in your project folder for folders with the name "German_H", "English_H" and so on. - DONE
Start "Help Indexer" from the Apple Developer Tools. Index this folders. - WHAT FOLDERS?
Drop these folders in your Xcode Project, if you haven't. Make sure that the option "Create Folder References for any added folders" is activated. - WHAT FOLDERS?
Click in your Xcode Project "Build and Go". Now the help is in your application - NOOOOOOO

:)

Cheers,
Ricky.