Help to RTF : The WinHelp printer and converter
Help to RTF is the ultimate decompiler and helpfile printing utility, with
aproven track record spanning nearly five years and thousands of satisfied
users ranging from shareware authors to documentation specialists at some
of the world's leading high-tech firms. It includes features you won't
find in any other helpfile converter.
Help to RTF's converts Windows helpfiles compiled with HC31, HCP.EXE,
HCRTF.EXE and Multimedia Viewer compiler into RTF-formatted document files
compatible with Word. WordPad and other common word processors. The converted
RTF documents include the associated BMP, WMF, SHG and HPJ files, permitting
easy modification and recompiling. A unique feature of Helpto RTF is its
ability to convert embedded window bitmaps and controls into inline images
right in the RTF, offering the highest degree of compatibility with helpfiles
that use custom DLLs and Windows API calls.
Help project recovery
Stuck with a compiled legacy helpfile that requires conversion from 16
to 32 bit Help, or a helpfile that needs conversion to HTML or HTML Help?
Can't locate the source? Help to RTF comes to the rescue by allowing you
to restore any helpfile to usable RTF documents, images, and even an accurate
project file. You can recover usable, editable documentation and original
project settings from even the largest helpfiles in no time using the project
recovery features of Help to RTF. The accuracy of Help to RTF's project
recovery is the highest in the industry, insuring the least possible headaches
in legacy document conversion.
Maximum accuracy with no sacrifices in compatibility
Help to RTF intelligently deals with Help-specific information which is not
needed for in a printable or editable document. Any Help-specific information
you don't need is neatly filtered or converted to usable information, and
that includes conversionof keywords to indexes and references, and even
conversion of embedded graphics into inline images. Help to RTF is the
ideal maintenance tool for both documentation specialists and those needing
complete printability from their helpfiles.
Help to RTF is specifically designed to work best with Microsoft Word,
and provides legacy support for Word versions 2.0 to 8.x (Word 97). Helpfiles
converted to documents are also viewable and printable using the free,
and freely redistributable, Microsoft Word Viewer 97 (you'll find the latest
version at http://www.microsoft.com).Not
to be limited, Help to RTF's converted documents are also compatible with
Corel WordPerfect 6.1.
A perfect low-cost solution for single-source help and print documentation
Put to rest the Help/HTML/PDF multi sourcing nightmare. In addition to
single user licenses, Help to RTF is available with redistribution licenses.
Its compact size (under 250kb) makes it ideal for providinhg compiled help
that doubles as printable documentation. Eliminate the need for manuals
or bulky .DOC files and the extra work they entail...with just a few mouseclicks,
the helpfile can be neatly converted to indexed, illustrated, hierarchically-structuredprintable
documentation. Write us and ask about prices for "developer licenses" if
you'd like to add this capability to your online documentation.
Developer licenses to custom builds for distributing Help to RTF with
applications are available by special request at prices even sharewareauthors
should find affordable.
06.08.2001 Version 2.14
- Fixed a compatibility Problem with Windows 2000
04.07.1997 Version 2.12
- Added support for Corel Word Perfect 6.1
- Added support for the free Microsoft Word Viewer 97
(downloadable for free from http://www.microsoft.com)
- Fixed a bug causing GPFs when a helpfile included more ALink definitionsthan KLink definitions.
- The language selection program LANGUAGE.EXE has been renamed to
SPRACHE.EXE for Windows 3.1x compatibility. No functionality is
lost in this change.
- Corrected a problem causing erroneous formatting when several
paragraph formatting styles were used within one table cell.