In our July newsletter, we mentioned that Microsoft had released a new version of HTML Help, in order to address a security issue. Unfortunately, the update has major implications for running HTML Help(.CHM) files across a network.
A .CHM file can now only be viewed if it is located on your local hard disk. The CHM file can’t be viewed if it is on a network drive.
Unfortunately, Microsoft didn’t provide a simple method to allow the Help file to have the security zone rights needed to be accessed on a network . However, a package has been developed by a 3rd party to ease some of the restrictions.
Cherryleaf is happy to assist with consultancy services if you need help to find a way around this issue. For further information please contact Ellis Pratt.