Sandcastle with .Net 4.0

This Builds Help documentation for you. (Based on your Commenting)

I have been asked a few times about the old one, this tool is way easier to use so I figured I’d take out a few minutes to show an example.

How to enhance your documentation via XML documentation over the standard commenting.

http://www.ewoodruff.us/shfbdocs/Index.aspx?topic=html/b772e00e-1705-4062-adb6-774826ce6700.htm

(Seems to work fine up to 3.0 and 3.5 SP1. However it error-ed on my EF4 library and anything that references .net 4.0. I think this may be just as easy as adding them to the Documentation Sources as a new source.)

Step 1:

Download

http://sandcastle.codeplex.com/releases/view/13873 (sandcastle main) I had this installed. Though I am unsure if you need it to run the Sandcastle Help File Builder.

Download

http://shfb.codeplex.com/releases/view/29710 (sandcastle external tool)

 

Direct Link:

Sandcastle Help File Builder Installer<http://shfb.codeplex.com/releases/view/29710#DownloadId=99676&gt;

Start the File Builder (From Program Files)

Select New Project:

This will bring open your documents directory and just name it something.

From the Project explorer window on the tool:

Then Add the EXE’s or DLL’s

 

I used to have to add the .net 4 directory, but now there is a selection for it.

 

 

Once loaded you will see them here:

States output is here:

Compiling c:UsersMarkDocumentsHelpWorkingOutputDocumentation.chm

But was found here:

Compiling c:UsersMarkDocumentsHelpDocumentation.chm

Running:

 

Final Output:

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