Chapter 16. Customizing and Adding Help

In this chapter

Help system overview
Help content overview
Create content
Publish content
Troubleshoot the Help system


Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 introduces a new 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 new Help system solves these problems. Help content is installed ...

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