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WinHelp Development Aids 
 
Here you will find the largest in the world collection of WinHelp development aids and tutorials. If you have heard about a free available freeware or shareware you should tell me about it. 
 
Josef Becker 
 


 4.0 Bug List
The unofficial bug list.
Collected and compiled by Steve Pruitt and William Meisheid 
 
 99Steps
Ein Schritt für Schritt Tutorial
Freeware by Hans-Jürgen Philippi 
 
 Adding a CNT to a WinHelp3 file
An online tutorial
Free by John Carroll 
 
 All Chars
A valid chars in WinHelp reference
Freeware by Paul O'Rear 
 
 All about Help files in Borland Delphi
A tutorial about connecting WinHelp to Delphi
Freeware by Alexander Halser 
 
 Autoduck 2.0
Generate Help from Comment Blocks
Freeware by Eric Artzt 
 
 Baggage 1.01
WinHelp File Baggage Handler
Freeware by Bent Lynggaard 
 
 Connecting Winhelp to C++ and Visual Basic
Tutorials in PDF format
Freeware by Don Lammers 
 
 Context Help
For testing context-sensitive help files
Free by Ed Bacher and Rahul Karnik 
 
 Creating Windows Help
A guide about writing WinHelp with many pictures
Portions by Microsoft 
 
 Easy Fix for Word 97 RTF
Fix buggy WinWord97 RTF
Freeware by Eon-Solutions 
 
 Editorium Word Plugins
A collection of usefull small tools.
By Editorium 
 
 Fontex
Remove not needed font Information from RTF
Freeware by Microsoft 
 
 Guide to the win 32 API
Freeware by Paul O'Rear 
 
 Extended Help Compiler HCP 3.10.505 (16Bit)
The 16 bit Help compiler. Here you will find the hebrew version too.
Free by Microsoft 
 
 Help Compiler/Workshop HCW403 (32Bit)
The 32 bit Help compiler. Here you will find the hebrew version too.
Free by Microsoft 
 
  Help 2 RTF
Decompiler and Handout Generator
Shareware by Herd Software 
 
  Help Access Library (with samples)
A completely unique set of utilities and function libraries designed to make sophisticate WinHelp programming a breeze. 
Shareware by Herd Software 
 
 Help Decompiler 2.1
First class decompiler. Here you will find win-shells for helpdeco too.
Freeware by Manfred Winterhoff 
 
 Help File Formats
Best available description
Freeware by Manfred Winterhoff 
 
 Help Info
How to write 16-Bit WinHelp
Freeware by Ted Kahn 
 
 Help Linker 2000
Fastest and easy way to apply context-sensitive help.
Shareware by T.D.S. - Training & Documentation Solutions Ltd. 
 
 HelpPos
Patches a compiled HLP to change the window positions.
Freeware by Alexander Halser, EC Software 
 
 HelpQA
Consistency Verification Tool
Shareware by Translation Craft 
 
 Help Tables
A guide to tables in WinHelp
Freeware by Morten Elling 
 
 HelpTools
CallHelp, HelpSpy, HelpHelp.dll
Freeware by Ron Burk 
 
 How to: Creating a Web Link in 16 bit WinHelp
Without using a DLL
Freeware by MVP Jeff Hall 
 
 How to write HLP
A tutorial.
Free by Lars-Erik Aabech 
 
 Macro Help (16-Bit)
Documentation about HLP-macros.
Found somewhere on the web 
 
 Macro Reference
A reference compilation
Freeware by Jim Mischel 
 
 Modify WinHelp Windows
A tutorial and demonstration HLP
Freeware by Carlos Roberto Maciel Levy 
 
 Pop to Clipboard 
Tutorial
Freeware by Bob Workman 
 
 Pop up 
Tutorial
Freeware by Michael Cessna 
 
 Programmer's Reference
A collection
Freeware by Don Lammers and Paul O'Rear 
 
 Remove Buttons and Menus
A tutorial
Freeware by Carlos Roberto Maciel Levy 
 
 Revision Marks DOT
A Word Tool
By Phil Pinder, Peak Communications Ltd. 
 
 RTF 1.1 
Guide about plain WinHelp RTF
Freeware by Infinite Edge 
 
 RTF 1.5 
Specification
Free by Microsoft 
 
 RTF 1.5 
Specification HLP
Free HLP, compiled by Bob Porter 
 
 RTF Addendum
For Word 97 RTF
Free by Microsoft 
 
 RTF Checker
Checks brace mismatch
Free by Microsoft 
 
 RTF Fixer
Fixes numbered lists
Free by Microsoft 
 
 RTF Modify
Modifies WinWord RTF
By Microsoft 
 
 SHED 2b: Segmented Hypergraphics Editor
This is the version with Import/Export function.
Free by Microsoft 
 
 ShgRez 1.01 
Removes resolution information
Freeware by Stephen Jenkins 
 
 Table Borders
Freeware by Charlie Munroe 
 
 Table Borders
Freeware by Edward Guy 
 
 Training Cards (32-Bit) Example
Freeware by Jack DeLand 
 
 TextPipe
Search, replace, strip and convert nearly everthing.
Shareware by Simon Carter 
 
 Title Bar, On/Off during Runtime
A tutorial
Freeware by Carlos Roberto Maciel Levy 
 
 Viewer windows style manipulation
Works with WinHelp too
Freeware by John Kilgo 
 
 Wextech Fix for Word 97 RTF
Needed for hcp505
Freeware by wextech 
 
 WH wEdit v.1.22
Free by Bent Lynggaard 
 
 WHAG: The WinWord HAG
This is the complete version as Word DOC
Free by Microsoft 
 
 WHAT61
WinHelp Authoring Tool (16Bit)
Free by Microsoft, modified by Josef Becker 
 
 WinHelp Project File Editor
Bound for hcp505 HPJ
Freeware by Storyteller James Hiller 
 
 Windows API
This is one of the most important documentations
Freeware by Paul Arnote 
 
 WM_WINHELP messages explorer
It is a WinHelp EXE Faker
Freeware by Ed Balch 
 
 Word 97 Converter
Plugin for Word6 and Word97
Free by Microsoft 
 
 Word Help
How to write WinHelp with Word
Written by an unknown HelpMaster