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Creating and Compiling an HTML Help File Project With HTML Help Workshop
You can use Microsoft's HTML Help Workshop to create, maintain,
and compile the various files needed for an HTML Help project. To create a new
HTML Help project with an hhp header file, you should take the following steps:
STEP BY STEP
7.1 Creating a New HTML Help Project With the HTML Help Workshop
Run the HTML Help Workshop application and click the File, New menu option
(see Figure 7.8).
FIGURE 7.8 The HTML Help Workshop File menu dialog box.
On the resulting New dialog box screen, choose Project as the type of object
that you wish to create (see Figure 7.9) and click the OK button to continue.
FIGURE 7.9 The HTML Help Workshop's New dialog box.
You will see the first screen of the New Project Wizard (see Figure 7.10).
Leave the Convert WinHelp project check box unchecked and proceed to the next
FIGURE 7.10 The First screen of the HTML Help Workshop's New Project Wizard.
On the New Project Wizard's Destination screen, click the Browse button
to specify the name and location of the new HTML Project Header file (*.hhp) that
you wish to create (see Figure 7.11). After you've selected a location for the
new project header file, you can proceed to the next screen.
FIGURE 7.11. Specifying the name of a new HTML Help project file (*.hhp).
For the time being, you can leave all the options on the New Project Wizard's
Existing Files dialog box see (see Figure 7.12) unchecked and proceed to the next
FIGURE 7.12 The HTML Help Workshop New Project Wizard's Existing Files dialog
Click the Finish button on the New Project Wizard's final screen. You should
then see general information for the new project in the left-hand pane of the
HTML Help Workshop, as shown in Figure 7.13.
FIGURE 7.13 The HTML Help Workshop just after starting a new project
The new project has now been initialized with a Project Header file (*.hhp).
You can save changes to the project by answering the prompt when you exit the
HTML Help Workshop or by choosing the File, Save Project menu option.
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