HxS Converter is an advanced utility which converts your HxS files to any format you wish (PDF, HTML, CHM, RTF, HLP, DOC, TXT, and many more) easily and. Yup, get the FAR tool from , then decompile the HxS file into HTM files, then recompile into CHM. You may have. Hi, I would like to file to a web documentation (actually a collection of html files). I tried to decompile it (using ) and it did creates html.

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You’ll find it easier if you know some jxs of scripting that you can use to automate some of the repetitive work involved. But the Favorites panel, inexplicably, is disabled by default, so most CHM files do not show it! Select type of offense: But the tool existed once. The result looks clever but is maddeningly difficult to use. In Windows 95 Microsoft used. HXS file extension – Microsoft Help compiled storage file. If you ended up donvert because you want to open.

Remove From My Forums. Net, the situation is even worse. See the help file in the download for a full explanation. CHM files the precursor to hxs were a custom binary format with indexing and other data at the beginning of the file, and a zip archive in the rest. Validation means that you allow Microsoft to snoop around on your PC, allegedly to make sure you have a legal copy of Windows.


A Favorites panel allows you to save links to often-visited topic pages. For many people, like scripters and system administrators who don’t have any use for.

The system is designed to only work well if you buy Visual Studio.

By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Convretand our Terms of Service. The script then creates an HTA webpage help reader for the extracted help files, with a single, common index.

In fact, they are just different enough to ensure incompatibility. It does not require.

Both consist of a collection of webpages, images, CSS files, etc. HLP is based on RichText format. Sign up using Facebook.

Convert HTML Help Version 2 – HXS to CHM

Peter Walke 1, 5 27 You can see details about it here: Unbelievable that Microsoft have any soft but an outdated and poor HtmlWorkshop for creating help files for applications. This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads. If yes, should I install on the confert machine some new components like Help viewers with the application?

How do you open a hxs file? The conversion process is entirely automated, but those two programs must be installed. I’ve deleted all broken links to spare confusion. Advertisements or commercial links. You can also decompile hxs using HxComp. Worse, they are not compatible with current Windows help.

HLP files have a maroon book icon later changed to a blue circle with an “i” or “? Your message has been reported and will be reviewed by our staff. I’ve read that you read them with the help explorer, dexplore. This script is simple to use but requires minor editing to set custom options and required values, such as the path to the HTML Help compiler.


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You can get it directly from Microsoft, but they insist on “validation” for that. Links ‘Best Of’ Tweaks and Fixes. When the Internet craze hit, circaMicrosoft began to “webbify” everything in sight. One has to click the “Properties” link to see the list of properties, then click a button to expand the viewport.

HxS files are designed for integration into dexplore more commonly referred to as the MSDN library viewer. HXS files are similar. Unfortunately I don’t use the tool so I hcs confirm but it is likely a build option as to the output you get. The result is up-to-date documentation — in your choice of fonts, colors, etc. HXS is the most recent change in Windows help files.

The file extension is.