Welcome to Doc-To-Help 2014!
Doc-To-Help 2014 User Guide
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Microsoft® Word, FrontPage®, and Adobe® Dreamweaver® are required only if you plan to use them as editors.
If using Doc-To-Help's SharePoint integration, Doc-To-Help collaboration features are compatible with Microsoft®
SharePoint® 2007, 2010, and 2013, as well as Office 365 (SharePoint Online). SharePoint 2010 or 2013 is required
when publishing Doc-To-Help Targets to a SharePoint Wiki Library. SharePoint 2010 is recommended when working
with Translation Libraries (SharePoint 2013 does not include this feature). Translation Libraries cannot be managed in
Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, because WSS 3.0 does not support them.
Prerequisite for Office 365 (SharePoint Online):
Windows Identity Foundation http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=17331
Supported operating systems for Office 365:
Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2, Windows Vista Service Pack
2, Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2.
If storing your Team Project in a Team Foundation Server repository, Doc-To-Help supports Microsoft Team
Foundation Server 2008, 2010, and 2012.
Using Anti-virus Software with Doc-To-Help
Note that some anti-virus software can limit the functionality of a range of software applications, including Doc-To-
For example, anti-virus software may:
Interfere with the integration between Doc-To-Help and Microsoft® Word.
Limit or prohibit the use of scripting technology.
If your anti-virus software alerts you with a warning while using Doc-To-Help, it may be necessary to modify the
properties of your anti-virus software.
For known issues relating to anti-virus software, contact Technical Support.
Prerequisites and installation notes
See System Requirements on page 31 for a complete list of software and hardware requirements.
Close Microsoft® Word before beginning Doc-To-Help installation. Microsoft® Outlook should also be closed
if Microsoft Word is your default email editor.
Turn off your anti-virus software. (You can turn it back on after installation is complete, although you may need
to modify it later.
If you have projects, templates, and style sheets from existing Doc-To-Help projects, it is recommended that
you back up those files before installing Doc-To-Help.
To install Doc-To-Help, you must have administrative privileges.
Doc-To-Help requires the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0, and will install it for you automatically if it is not
found during installation. If Doc-To-Help installs the .NET Framework, you may be required to restart your
machine before continuing the Doc-To-Help install. After the restart, you must log in as the same user who
began the install, or the installation won't continue.
Silent installs of Doc-To-Help are supported.