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ComponentOne Releases ComponentOne Doc-To-Help 2006 v3

This new technology is being released as a result of the authoring community's most pressing demands

ComponentOne released Doc-To-Help 2006 v3, the third installment of the tool’s yearly subscription release cycle. This release includes new Team Authoring Support technology, NetHelp enhancements, an Adobe PDF help target for generating online and printed output, and more. This new technology is being released as a result of the authoring community’s most pressing demands.

As the needs of today’s Help authors and technical writers change, Doc-To-Help continues to release features and enhancements that change with them. With the 2006 v3 release, teams of writers and authors can now collaborate on a single project with Doc-To-Help’s new integrated team authoring check-in and check-out support. Authors also have access to an updated NetHelp theme with a Vista-inspired look and new end-user features, such as print and email topic buttons. This new version also delivers a new Help target, Adobe PDF, which allows authors to generate the most popular format for online documents and printed manuals.

"This release once again demonstrates our commitment to providing the Help authoring community with a feature rich tool that meets their needs today and in the future. We listened to the community and developed the features they needed most," said Sunny Wong, Ph.D., managing director of ComponentOne.

New Enhancements in Doc-To-Help 2006 v3:

  • Team Authoring Support: Source control technology provides integrated check in/check out functions so multiple authors can contribute to one project.
  • ComponentOne NetHelp Enhancements
    • New Theme: An updated NetHelp theme has been added to give your Help system a modern look
    • Print and Email Topic Buttons: Use a convenient button to print or email a topic
    • Favorites Tab: Save links to your favorite topics for later reference
    • Auto-Sync TOC: Dynamic table of contents always shows users where they are in a Help system
    • Brand new Microsoft Windows Vista-style theme
  • PDF Output: Automatically create a print-ready PDF manual.
  • Document Conditions: Set online only conditional build tags for an entire document.

About Doc-To-Help
Doc-To-Help is a single-source Help authoring tool that empowers authors to create HTML or Microsoft Word content and convert it to virtually every popular Help file format (including browser-based, platform independent Help) or printed documentation.

Pricing and Availability
Doc-To-Help is available in two versions, Doc-To-Help Enterprise and Doc-To-Help for Word with respective pricing of $999.95 and $749.95. Competitive upgrades, renewal pricing, telephone support and volume discounts are also available. For more details contact sales@componentone.com.

As always, the Doc-To-Help yearly subscription delivers new technologies, features and functionality that enable users to create feature-rich Help systems more efficiently. Current subscribers will receive these new features and enhancements as part of their annual subscription.

Orders may be placed via the ComponentOne Web site (www.doctohelp.com or www.componentone.co.uk), telephone (Pittsburgh, PA USA: 800.858.2739 or 412.681.4343 outside the U.S.A.; ComponentOne Europe: 0800 328 5271 or +44 (0) 1460 234636;), as well as through ComponentOne’s worldwide network of distributors and dealers.

About ComponentOne
ComponentOne is the premier provider of Help authoring tools for authors who write and design Help systems. The ComponentOne Help authoring tool, Doc-To-Help is used by Help authors worldwide for developing robust and professional Help systems. Doc-To-Help has received numerous industry and user accolades for their tools, including awards from Visual Studio Magazine and Society for Technical Communication.

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