The Compiled HTML Help format is a help file format used by many Windows applications.

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Software to convert CHM files to EPUB/Kindle

I'm trying to decide whether to buy a Kindle 2, now that it's available in Europe. One thing I would like to do with it is put several Windows help files on it (e. g. the Python documentation). Is ...
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Highlighting text in the default Windows CHM viewer

How do I set up the default CHM reader in Windows to highlight text? Is this even possible? When I read ebooks I need to highlight some of the text and it's just not there in the default CHM ...
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Generate a PDF from a CHM

I have seen many questions about PDF printers around, and I am already using a PDF printer (Bullzip PDF printer). But I can't use a PDF printer to print entire CHM files to PDF. I am using the ...
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Viewing CHM Files Across The Network in Windows 7

When I try to open .chm help from a network shared drive I receive the following error: Navigation to the webpage was canceled. I know about the .reg solution described on KB896054 ...
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CHM refuses to open from some folders

Hopefully you have a Windows OS on which you can open .chm files correctly. Let's say you have a file called A.chm that opens correctly Now create a folder called f.column Copy A.chm to f.column ...
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Increasing font size on Windows help file (CHM)

Is there a way to increase the font size on a Windows Help file (CHM file) with recent versions of Internet Explorer? You used to be able to, but I think after IE7 the option was removed from the UI. ...
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CHM files won't open in a certain folder

On Windows 7 I'm unable to open any local CHM files in a folder called Local.Ebooks.CHMs. I tried modifying the registry, but nothing helped. How can I open these CHM files successfully?
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PDF/CHM library manager software

I'm looking for software to help me organize/manage my collection of technical .pdfs (and older .chm) files. If it can handle other formats thats fine, though at bare minimum it should handle pdfs. ...
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Integrated Help - Merged Help Indexes

If anyone has had more than a couple of Microsoft tools or products installed (or a local install of the MSDN library) side by side, you might have noticed that opening help (hitting F1) or opening, ...
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printing chm files

Simple problem really, ... what would be the best way to print some chm files so it looks like something on paper? I have some manuals which I'd like to have also in paper form, and printing chm page ...
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CHM to EPUB Converter [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Software to convert CHM files to EPUB/Kindle I recently bought an iriver ebook reader but it doesn't support chm files. I have bought a bunch of O'Reilly books and with ...
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Unable to open Windows CHM help file

I have CHM file that always displays the same error: "Navigation to the webpage was canceled" All nodes have the same error. What can I do to fix it? I am running Windows XP SP3 w/Internet ...
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What's a good CHM file viewer for (Fedora) Linux?

I installed GnoCHM and it keeps on crashing on my Fedora installation so I'm looking for better alternatives. Please only suggest those that you've used.
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What is mk:@MSITStore?

I have a chm file of the Book Java and XML, 3rd Edition and a section looks like this: With the DOMSerializer class complete, all that's left is to invoke the serializer's serialize( ) method in ...
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How to unblock chm files - unblock button is missing

I downloaded a CHM file. When I double click it it prompts me to open / save / cancel. Whether I open or save a new copy, the 'new' version will prompt the same open / save / cancel popup ad ...
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.chm creator for Mac?

I'm trying to create a .chm file on a Mac, but can't seem to find an application to do it. Are there any .chm creators for OS X?
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CHM Reader for Mac OS X?

What are my options for a viewer for Microsoft Help "CHM" (aka Compiled HTML) files on Mac OS X? I'd like to use a more recent program than Chmox, which was last updated on February 5th, 2005.
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Generate a chm file from a html directory [closed]

I'm looking for a Windows tool to generate a chm file from a bunch of HTML files... any recommendations?
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How to Unblock Previously Unblocked CHM File

Wierd? Anyway, on Windows 7, I've downloaded a CHM file on the desktop and unblocked it by Property > Unblock. I moved the CHM file to a folder on the desktop to organize the files, and when I ...
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Can't read .CHM file in specific folder

I have installed WiX# on my Windows 7 (64 bit) operation system. I chose the folder name C:\Users...\WiX#\ for all files. Unfortunately I can't open the .CHM file. I get an error message This ...
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Error reading a .chm file

I have a .chm file. On one desktop computer (Windows 7) it works fine; on another computer with the same OS, it shows the following error on the same file: Navigation to the webpage was canceled ...
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Windows CHM file only displays images for Administrator

I installed some software on my Windows 2000 machine. The software has a user manual in .CHM format. When I view the manual while logged in as Administrator, everything looks fine. The manual has ...
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CHM files not opening from an executable on a network share

I have an application that resides on a network share that all the users in my office use. They have shortcuts on their desktops pointing to this software and all is honky-dory. When you want to open ...
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How to convert an CHM file into a single HTML file?

I have tried many different CHM-to-HTML utilities, but I am having a difficult time finding one that is able to produce a single HTML file. I can decompile a CHM file using hh.exe, but I don't know ...
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How do I convert Word files or HTML to CHM or PDF?

I have a piece of software that currently packages an MS Word file as the user guide/help. I would like to make this into either a PDF or a CHM file. I do not wish to re-write the help or user ...
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chm (compiled html) files only readable half the time

Is there a way to fix chm files? Most of the time I receive them, I can read the index but not the content. That is, I can open them up and see the table of contents down the left navigation pane, ...
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is there any free software which can be used to generate .exe format Ebook? [closed]

Please advice a good software to generate .exe format Ebook /(or chm format)
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Downloaded chm is blocked, is there a solution?

CHM files that are downloaded are often tagged as potentially malicious by Windows, which effectively blocks all the html pages inside of it. There's an easy fix (just unblock the file after you ...
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Does Windows 7 include a CHM Helpfile viewer?

Does Windows 7 have a CHM viewer preinstalled? Windows Vista didn't have one, so helpfiles of most regular software could not be viewed.
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File-size limits for CHM (HTML Help format) files?

We are using Microsoft's HTML Help Workshop, specifically hhc.exe, to assemble a CHM file containing HTML-formatted documentation. Officially there is no limit on the size of a CHM file, but as our ...
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CHM files broken on a new Windows 7 installation

When I try and browse CHM files on my new Windows 7 Home Premium installation, every page gives me the following error: Navigation to the webpage was canceled *What you can try: Retype the ...
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How to disable script errors in CHM. (Windows Help Format)

Recently I requested for the Android Documentation in CHM format on stackoverflow, the dude helped and did a conversion of the HTML data to a CHM format. However each page has some sort of script ...
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How to convert chm files to one xhtml file

how do I convert CHM files int one xhtml file?
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The right tool for recovery of PDF files after formatting the drive

I had a windows 7 ultimate 32-bit on my laptop(NTFS file system) but according to some problems I formatted the drives and reinstalled the windows.Now all my PDF and CHM books gone. Which software can ...
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.hhc/.hhk converting to browser viewable HTML

I had a help file in the .chm format (mirc.chm) and I wanted to make an online version of it. I knew it contained .html files so I decompiled it to get the separate files. Everything can be viewed ...
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.chm editor which can merge a lot of referenced files

Very rarely do I ever work on something like this, so maybe it will be better if I first explain what I have and what I want to accomplish, before asking for your help. I have a lot of .chm files ...
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Page cannot be displayed CHM / Compiled HTML Help Files

I've started getting "Page Not Found" errors for no apparent reason when trying to view compiled html help files, for some reason (image below). I've seen this thread, of which none of the answers ...
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Can't a chm file be opened on network-drive?

I have a chm file. The file opens well on my local machine. But on network-drive connected SMB or SAMBA, it doesn't work. Why? It just shows "Navigation to the webpage was canceled" in right pane.
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Opening CHM files on Mac OS X Lion, says PowerPC applications are not supported

I used to be able to open CHM files. Now when I try, I get a message saying: Can't open … because PowerPC applications are no longer supported Is there anything free that I can use that will ...
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Looking for software that will batch convert a folder tree containing CHM files in different folders to EPUB

I have a folder tree with varying folder levels and within each folder are a number of CHM files (Compiled HTML files). I would like a tool to batch convert all of these to EPUB (book) by just ...
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Updating CHM files

My new client has his database schema as CHM file. As part of a release, we are supposed to update the CHM files. Any idea as to how to update the CHM file? EDIT I am just asking for the tools ...
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Export Open Office doc to CHM

I am creating help for my program in Open Office Writer. Help has link, image, text. How can I export OOWriter file to chm? I tied to use standart export, but I had bad result. I need export with ...
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Convert interlinked html files to a chm or pdf file?

I am under Ubuntu. How can I convert interlinked html files (already downloaded in my computer) to a chm or pdf file? There is a html file that has a table of content that links to other html files. ...
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How to automatically reopen a CHM file at the last reading position?

There is a wealth of information packed inside .CHM files (HTML help), many books have been published as CHM files. However, it is difficult to read CHM files like a book, because when I reopen the ...
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HTMLHelp uses not Tahoma even when HTML page specifies tahoma

Some HTML pages placed into CHM file. Firefox displays them ok with Tahoma font (HTML have Tahoma specified for entire file). But CHM file shows not Tahoma font (maybe it shows Arial, not sure). ...
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Splitting a large chm file

I am having a large chm file, over 40 MB available here. I want to read this file in my Android mobile, there are some chm reader apps available which I am using for this purpose. But none of them ...
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Unblocked CHM file works on Windows but not on Linux

I downloaded a .chm file and found that all the content pages are displayed blank. In Windows, I selected privacy tab in Properties and clicked the unblock button. Now I can see the CHM file contents. ...
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CHM e-book cover extraction

I would like to extract a "book cover image" from a series of CHM files, which command line tool can do that, please? I have looked at the source of the QuickLook plug-in "quickchm1.1_source" and at ...
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How do I print ENTIRE chm document with Windows Help viewer?

How do I print whole chm document with Windows Help viewer at once? Unfortunately it only allows to print currently selected chapter. I have 38 of them :/
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Best way to offer help documentation [closed]

One of my client has a software and he wants to attach help documentation to this software. I am a web developer and do not usually deal with stuff like this. The documentation will be linked through ...