wood burning stoves 2.0*
The moose likes Beginning Java and the fly likes Creation help files for Java application Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login


Win a copy of Android Security Essentials Live Lessons this week in the Android forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Java » Beginning Java
Reply locked New topic
Author

Creation help files for Java application

Nicol Green
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jan 30, 2010
Posts: 66
How do I create help files for Java application?

For example I have Help item in Menu and I would like to invoke .chm file.

Is there possibility to do that automatically in Eclipse ? I am using Eclipse 3.4.2.

Thank You!
Ulf Dittmer
Marshal

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 41148
    
  45
The JavaHelp library is common way to creating help systems in web apps and desktop apps. It can't handle .chm file, though. There's a library called JChm on SourceForge that can read .chm files, just in case that's a requirement.


Ping & DNS - my free Android networking tools app
Nicol Green
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jan 30, 2010
Posts: 66
Hi, thanks for quick response!

Is there any tutorial how to work with Java help library ? Or with Chm ?
Janeice DelVecchio
Saloon Keeper

Joined: Sep 14, 2009
Posts: 1659
    
  11

Please start only one thread per question.

Original thread in eclipse forum

Topic closed


When you do things right, people won't be sure you've done anything at all.
 
Consider Paul's rocket mass heater.
 
subject: Creation help files for Java application
 
Similar Threads
Crystal Reports in Eclipse
Obfuscation using Alltori
JavaHelp library how to work with
how to run j2ee application (on tomcat server) by eclipse
How to add javadocs to eclipse java editor context?