Compiled HTML Help (CHM help)

Compiled HTML Help Compiled HTML Help is also known as CHM help.

Compiled HTML Help is a popular help formats for software that runs on Windows.

Compiled HTML Help usually has a tri-pane that shows Contents, Index, and Search tabs. Usually, these tabs are on the left of the help window. Compiled HTML Help can have other tabs, such as a Glossary.

To help different types of user, browse sequences let people navigate easily through topics that are related to their problems. For example, in accounting software, the compiled HTML Help can contain a browse sequence for 'year-end procedures'.

Compiled HTML Help is a proprietary help format that runs only on Windows. For cross-platform help, use alternatives such as WebHelp, FlashHelp, or HTML help.

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