ClickHelp Software Documentation Glossary: Definitions of Main Terms, Concepts

What is HTML Help (.chm)?

CHM is an Online help format, also known as Microsoft Compiled HTML Help. Unlike the older HLP format, it is based on HTML - it can use images, CSS and JavaScript as a part of the content.

HTML Help 1.0 was released in 1997. Version 1.4 was released by Microsoft in 2006.

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