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Document! X

This product contains all the tools you need to author and build great technical reference documentation for .NET assemblies, COM components, databases, XSD schemas, Java projects, JavaScript, and web service documentation. It also includes free format help topic authoring functionality for tutorials, getting started guides, and other conceptual help.

HelpStudio

This is the natural choice for authoring end-user help to accompany a desktop application, comprise a website help system, or provide a procedural manual. HelpStudio includes a complete suite of conceptual help authoring support tools, including a glossary editor, project index editor, PDF booklet output, imaging tools and localization export and import.

Document! X and HelpStudio Bundle

The functionality of both Document! X and HelpStudio are combined into a single application seamlessly. Choose the convenient Bundle option to produce reference documentation with the benefit of broader conceptual help authoring tools.

The comparison table below outlines in detail the functionality present in Document! X, HelpStudio and the Document! X and HelpStudio Bundle so you can pick the product that is right for your requirement.


Document! X

HelpStudio

Document! X &
HelpStudio Bundle

Content Authoring

Conceptual Topic Authoring

Create free format topics, e.g. tutorials, procedures, how-to guides etc. You decide the Topic Structure and organize your Topics in the Table of Contents editor.

Automated Reference Documentation

Automate the production of reference documentation for a wide range of technical items including .NET Assemblies, COM Components, Java Projects, Databases, XSD Schemas, Javascript and Web Services.

Reference Documentation Authoring

Include colorized examples and "See Also" links as well as descriptive content, using the Content File Editor. Create rule-based content that applies to many items automatically using the AutoDoc File Editor.

Single Sourcing

Generate different outputs from a single project using Build Flags and Build Profiles.

Style Editing

Leverage the power of CSS styles with Style Picker, Style Editor, and Stylesheet File Editor.

Widgets

Access a fully customizable library of content functionality that can be configured for different outputs without any change to content or manual scripting. Standard widgets include dynamic images (click to expand thumbnails), drop-down sections, colorized example code sections, tab strips, Twitter feeds, and more.

Content Snippets

Reduce duplication by creating reusable snippets of content using drag and drop.

Content Import

Leverage existing content by importing directly from a wide range of content sources, such as Word and RoboHelp, and formats, such as CHM and Help 2.x.

Visual Studio Comment Editor

A visual comment editor integrated with Visual Studio® 2010-2019 allows you to author XML format source comments directly within a preview of the generated page. Content is written back to the source as standard XML comment format.

Outputs

Compiled Help

Generate Help in any of the Microsoft compiled help formats, such as CHM, Help 2.x, and Visual Studio® 2010-2019 Microsoft Help Viewer.

Web Help

Output web-ready HTML files for publishing on a website or intranet, or viewing from a local directory.

PDF Booklets

Generate multiple PDF Booklets, each with its own Table of Contents and Index, using existing content you have authored for online help. Links, images, and widgets are converted automatically to be suitable for a printable output.

Publishing

Automate publishing of generated outputs to a website — Azure, IIS Web Deploy, FTP, and file system directory publishing targets are supported — or to a local or network directory path.

Project Tools

Link and spell check, find-and-replace

Validate hyperlinks, "See Also" links, and spelling throughout a project, and utilize find-and-replace capability, including regular expression support.

Image Tools

Use the screen capture, image editing, thumbnail, and markup tools integrated with the application.

Glossary Editor

Create a Glossary Page defining commonly used terms and have the definitions appear as hover popups where they are used in your content.

Index Editor

Work with a project-wide index view to see clearly which index keywords link to which topics. Note that you also can define custom index keywords with the Topic Editor.

Localization

Localization

Author and generated output for multiple locales within a single project.

Translation Export and Import

Export content in XLIFF or XML format to be used by a third-party translation/localization provider, then import the translated/localized content. Use the Localization Report to identify content that requires localization.

Team and Community

Source Control Integration

Use Team Foundation Server, SourceSafe, SourceGear Vault, or Subversion to collaborate with other team members. Fine-grained integration allows multiple individuals to work on different project elements simultaneously.

Community and Discussion Features

Facilitate the community and discussion features provided by Disqus, Facebook or SolidOpinion.