Documenting a Database

This short introductory movie will take you through the process of creating a new Document! X Project for a Database (7 minutes).

Documenting a COM Component

This short introductory movie will take you through the process of creating a new Document! X Project for a COM Component or Type Library (6 minutes).

Documenting an Xsd Schema

This movie will take you through the process of producing documentation from an XSD Schema file using Document! X. (10 mins)

Documenting a Javascript Library

This movie will demonstrate how Document! X can be used to create documentation for Javascript, both simple javascript function libraries as well as javascript object models and jQuery plugins and widgets. (13 mins)

Documenting a Web Service

This movie will take you through the process of producing documentation for a Web Service (SOAP or REST) using Document! X. (11 mins)

Documenting .NET Assemblies

This introductory movie will take you through the process of creating a new Document! X Project for one or more Microsoft .NET Assemblies (13 minutes).

Documenting Java Projects

This short introductory movie will take you through using Document! X to create a documentation set for a Java Project (7 minutes).

Including content managed in external sources

This movie demonstrates the External Content Sources functionality introduced in 2015.1, which enables content that you need to manage externally to be included in your project (currently Web Pages and Quip Documents). The content is obtained each time you preview or build so it is always up to date with the original source. (8 mins)

Publishing to a web site, ftp server or network location

This movie demonstrates the new Publishing functionality introduced in 2015.1. Publishing makes it easy to publish output generated by Document! X or HelpStudio to a web server or network location. A range of publishing methods are supported; you can publish to an Azure web site, a web site running on IIS, a web site that supports uploading via ftp, or directly to a local network path. (11 mins)

Useful Keyboard Shortcuts

This short movie will introduce you to several handy keyboard shortcuts you can use to aid productivity in Document! X and HelpStudio. (6 mins)

Finding Undocumented Items

This movie provides a quick introduction to finding items in a project that still require documentation by using the Undocumented Items tool. (4 mins)

Using Document! X with Visual Studio 2010

This movie demonstrates how Document! X integrates with Visual Studio 2010 and how it can become part of a routine development documentation workflow (5 mins).

Introduction to Source Control

This video provides a demonstration on how to enable Source Control functionality, add a project to Source Control and access Source Control features in a Source Control enabled project. (6 mins)

Automatic optimization for Tablet and Mobile devices

This video demonstrates how the Responsive Output feature allows you to generate content that automatically adapts to the device type of the browser, providing an optimal experience for Mobile, Tablet and Desktop users from a single output. (5 mins)

Introduction to Tasks

This video provides a short introduction to the Tasks feature, demonstrating how to create Tasks, associate Tasks with items in a project and use the Project Task List (3 mins)

Creating and using a custom Content Item Type

This video demonstrates how to create a custom Content Item Type and how to use the Content Item Type in a custom template by creating and editing a custom Page Type (7 mins).

Introduction to Localization features

This video will demonstrate how to use the localization features by enabling localization and creating both an English and Japanese output from the Document! X .NET sample project (9 mins).

Customizing Widgets

This video demonstrates how to customize the existing widget types and how to create a custom widget (5 mins).

Introduction to Project Spell Check

This short video demonstrates how to use the Project Spell Check tool to check for spelling issues throughout your project content. (3 minutes)

Creating a Custom Template

This video outlines how you can create a custom Template and modify your project to use it in place of one of the standard templates. (3 mins)

Using the Find Orphaned Content Tool

The Find Orphaned Content Tool can be used to identify and move or delete any content in a Content File that is associated with an item that no longer exists (i.e. has been renamed or removed). This short movie demonstrates how you can use the Find Orphaned Content tool to move some content associated with a renamed namespace in a .NET documentation project. (3 mins)

Creating and applying Styles using the Style Picker

This video demonstrates how to use the Style Picker to quickly and easily define and apply styles whilst you are authoring in the Topic or Content File editors (3 mins).

Introduction to Widgets

This video provides an introduction to the Widgets functionality, outlining how they can be inserted in content and demonstrating some of the common Widget types including Drop Down Sections, Note boxes and Colorized Example Code. (4 minutes)

Custom Topic location in Microsoft Help Viewer

This movie demonstrates how you can locate a Topic below an existing Visual Studio 2010 help topic in Microsoft Help Viewer output. (3 mins)

Managing and Editing Styles

This video provides an introduction to managing and editing styles using the built in Style Editing functionality (3 mins).

Using Build Profiles to create multiple outputs

This short video provides a demonstration of how you can configure a project to create multiple outputs from a single source, with each output driven by a separate options defined in the Build Profile. (3 minutes)

Introduction to Content Editing

This video provides an overview of the core content editing fundamentals, including using the Page Map, inserting Tables, applying formatting, defining styles and hyperlinking. (10 minutes)

Introduction to Linking

This video walks through the ways in which you can create links between content, both in conceptual Topics and Content Files. Hyperlinks, See Also links and links to .NET framework documentation are demonstrated. (5 mins)

Including Images in Content

This short video demonstrates the various ways in which you can include images in your conceptual or reference content (2 mins).

Introduction to AutoDoc

This movie introduces AutoDoc, a new feature in Document! X 2012. AutoDoc allows you to author content that is used in the generated output according to rules that you define. For example you might want to author some specific remarks for inclusion in every method with a particular name in order to prevent duplicating the same content in many places.

Introduction to the Topic Editor

This video introduces some of the key fundamentals of working with the Topic Editor, including how to create and open Topics for edit, side by side editing, using the different edit views, and switching between different profiles whilst editing. (7 minutes)

Table Editing features

This video demonstrates some of the features to simplify working with tables in the content editor (4 mins).

Hierarchical Page Types

This movie demonstrates the new hierarchical Page Type support introduced in Document! X and HelpStudio 2012 (5 mins)

Validating CSS Stylesheets

This movie demonstrates how to use the built in Stylesheet editor to validate a CSS stylesheet (2 mins).

Customizing the generated Index

This video explains the options available to customize the automatically generated index entries for conceptual Topics and Topic Categories and demonstrates how you can define specific Index keywords for both conceptual Topics and automatically generated reference documentation. (4 mins)

Introduction to Table of Contents Editing

This movie provides an introduction to working with the Table of Contents (6 mins).

Introduction to Project Find and Replace

This video provides an overview of how Project Find and Replace can be used to search for and replace content across a whole project, including both conceptual and reference content. (3 minutes)

Introduction to Build Flags

This video provides a demonstration of how you can define and apply Build Flags along with multiple Build Profiles in order to create multiple outputs with differing content from a single project source. (8 minutes)

Introduction to the Content File Editor

This video provides an overview of the Content File Editor including how to switch between different page types, using the different content type designers and filtering and finding in the Content File Explorer. (6 minutes)

Linking to Visual Studio 2010 integrated documentation

This movie demonstrates how you can create a shortcut link to documentation you have created and integrated with the Visual Studio 2010 help system using Document! X 2010. (3 mins).

Introduction to the Project Link Verifier

This short video demonstrates how you can use the Project Verify Links tool to check for, and correct, broken links between content in your project. (4 minutes)

Introduction to Project Properties

This video will walk through the process of creating and using a custom Project Property, defining different values for the property in different Build Profiles, using the Project Property in content and previewing the different expanded value of the property for different outputs. (5 mins)