|Considerations for Bigger Projects
|This article outlines strategies and techniques for setup and management of bigger source code documentation projects.
|Plugging into Help 2 Systems
|This article explains the plug-in integration process of Doc-O-Matic generated Help 2 systems such as the Microsoft Visual Studio Documentation and the Borland Help System.
|Using TFHxReg for Help 2 Registration
|Beginning with version 6, Doc-O-Matic comes with its own tool for registering Help 2 content, named TFHxReg. It is a command line utility that takes an XML command file as input. The command file contains the instructions for registration and unregistration of namespaces, titles, filters and plugins.
|Modules allow for dividing the output into separate parts with their own symbol reference structure and class hierarchy diagram. This article provides a quick introduction into setting up modules for your project.
|Branding the Output
|This article describes the basic steps to brand the output to make it fit into your corporate identity.
|This article provides step-by-step instructions on how to achieve fully localized documentation output in your language.
|Master and Dependent Projects
|A new feature in Doc-O-Matic 6 Professional is the ability to inherit all settings from another project by defining a master project. When a master project is used, a project only saves settings that that are different to the master project's setup. This article explains how to setup a master-dependent project hierarchy successfully.
|Doc-O-Matic works great in a team development environment. This article explains strategies on how to setup and use Doc-O-Matic in an mixed development environment with programmers editing source, technical writers working on off-source documentation and documentation managers responsible for project management.
Some of the Help systems, such as HTML Help (CHM) you can build with Doc-O-Matic require Help compilers.
|Visual Studio 2017, 2015, 2012, 2011 and 2010 SDK
|There's no need for a Help compiler for integrating with Visual Studio 2010 or newer, but there's still an SDK you can take a look at.
|HTML Help Workshop and Compiler
|The HTML Help Compiler for HTML Help 1.x builds CHM files and can be downloaded as part of the Microsoft HTML Help Workshop.
|Visual Studio 2008 SDK Download
|The Help Compiler for Help 2 is part of the Visual Studio 2008 SDK.
The following are selected links to other web sites with useful information about source code documentation and Help authoring.
|Helpware is an excellent resource for questions around HTML Help, Help 2, Help Viewer and Windows Help as well as Help authoring in general. They have lots of in-depth knowledge about Help compilers as well as up-to-date information on newest developments in the industry.
|Since Visual Studio 2003 you can document the code you write using XML Doc (which of course is supported by Doc-O-Matic).
|How to Write Doc Comments for the Javadoc Tool
|Comprehensive information about Sun's JavaDoc standard (supported by Doc-O-Matic).