Overview of MGTEK Help Producer
MGTEK Help Producer is a document conversion tool for that allows you to create professional
HTML help systems from
Help Producer is an add-in that is seamlessly integrated into the user interface
of Microsoft Word, which makes authoring a help file as easy as writing a regular
Word document. With a click on a button, Help Producer will analyze your Word document
and generate all files necessary to build a help file, such as project files, table
of contents files, index files, HTML topic files, and graphics.
Help Producer can take advantage of many of Microsoft Word's existing editing and
formatting features, including colors, fonts, styles, lists, tables, embedded pictures
or objects, and even auto-shapes. In addition to the ability to leverage off the
authoring features offered by Microsoft Word, Help Producer has many innovative
and exciting features that will help technical writers create professional help
As the first help authoring
tool in the industry, Help Producer can generate help files from Microsoft Word
documents authored with the document template MSDN20, a template provided with the
Visual Studio Help Integration Kit (VSHIK); However, Help Producer can be customized
to work with many other document templates.
Help Producer has support for the popular Microsoft HTML Help 1.0 format, as well
as for the new Microsoft Help 2.0 introduced with Visual Studio .NET. A built-in
project editor allows you to make changes to any properties found in Microsoft HTML
Help 1.0 and Microsoft Help 2.0.
In addition to all standard features found in HTML Help, such as table of contents
and index generation, we have added support for more advanced features, such as
K-links and A-links, text popups, conditional topics, topic IDs, and much more.
The appearance of the generated Help Files is fully customizable through HTML templates
and themes, a powerful feature unique to Help Producer. Help Producer is fully programmable
through a scripting object model with over 100 objects. This enables you to perform
any post-processing on the help project, so that the generated output fits your