Microsoft HTML Help contains tools for viewing help files and related help components, as well as for authoring help files from Microsoft Corporation.
HTML Help Workshop uses the main components of the Microsoft Internet Explorer browser to display the contents of the help. It supports HTML, ActiveX, Java, scripting languages (JScript, and Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition), HTML image formats (.jpeg, .gif, and .png files).
HTML Help contains the following components:
HTML Help Workshop is an author's help file development tool with an easy-to-use and intuitive graphical interface that can be used to create projects, hypertext partitions, content files, title files, and other items you may need for later use in the help system.
HTML Help ActiveX control is a small, modular program that is used to insert help navigation into a hypertext file and to add pop-up functions.
HTML Help Viewer is a full-featured and customizable three-panel application in which it is possible to look through help files.
Microsoft HTML Help Image Editor is a graphical tool for creating screenshots and converting, editing and viewing image files.
HTML Help Java Applet is a small Java-based program that can be used instead of ActiveX control to insert help navigation into a hypertext file.
An HTML Help executable program is a program that shows and runs help when you open a compiled help file.
HTML Help compiler is a program that builds a project, content, project sections and other files into a single help system.
The HTML Help Authoring Guide is a guide designed to help authors use HTML Help to develop a reference system. The guide also contains comprehensive reference information about HTML Help for developers and reference information about hypertext tags for authors.