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Inside Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 by The Microsoft Dynamics AX Team

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Chapter 16. Customizing and adding Help

In this chapter

Introduction

Help system overview

Help content overview

Creating content

Publishing content

Troubleshooting the Help system

Introduction

AX 2012 introduces a Help system that was designed to make it easier for customers and partners to create and publish custom Help.

In previous versions, the Help system consisted of .chm files that were installed individually on each client computer. To customize Help, you had to decompile the .chm file, create custom .html files, recompile the .chm file, and then reinstall the .chm file on each client computer. Customizations were overwritten by Help updates from Microsoft.

The Help system in AX 2012 solves these problems. Help content is installed once ...

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