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Gary Moore
Plugin Type:
Keyword Help File
Adds the ability to lookup help for hkScript functions using the Plugins Generator's help file.


  • If placing the cursor on an hkScript keyword such as rmatch and pressing F1 does not bring up a help window, make sure that the Plugins Generator is installed and that the HelpFile parameter in the HTML-Kit\Help\Keywords\gmHelpHKS.hkh file is pointing to the correct directory.
• Automated Installation:   (What's This?)To install, enter gmhelphks in the Updates tab. Updates tab on the Actions Bar  • Manual Installation:
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1.03 KB   (< 1 sec)
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 See Also
Plugins written by this author (11 more), including:   gmSplitCssView gmMailToLink gmNewEmail gmQuickReport gmPageReport gmMetaKeywords gmEntityCharts gmPageLinks gmExtChars
 Commonly Asked Questions

How do I install gmHelpHKS?

  • Download the "gmHelpHKS" keyword help file. It's not necessary to manually extract the *.zip file, HTML-Kit will expand it to the proper folder during the installation.
  •  Install Keyword Help File
    Select "Install | Keyword Help File" from HTML-Kit's "Tools" menu. Point to the downloaded *.zip file and click "OK."
  • To test the installation: place the cursor on one of the supported keywords and press the F1 key.

How do I use it?

 Lookup Keyword Help
Place the cursor on one of the keywords covered by it and press the F1 key. A context-sensitive help window will appear with the help content or any additional references.

How can the "gmHelpHKS" related help items be disabled?

Open the Preferences dialog using the "Edit | Preferences" main menu option and change to the "Help" tab. Uncheck the help file in question from the "Keyword help files" list.

How do I create or modify a keyword help reference?

Details on how to create keyword help files can be found in the support documents section.

Do I need the exact versions of software listed under the Requirements?

The versions listed are the minimum versions required by this plugin. For example, a plugin that requires HTML-Kit Build 290 will run on HTML-Kit Build 292 as well.

What's the best way to check which version of HTML-Kit I'm using?

The build number can be found on the "About" dialog, which is located on HTML-Kit's "Help" menu.

What are *.hpd files?

*.hpd files (HTML-Kit Plugin Definition files) are used to store information about plugins created using the Plugins Generator. They can be opened using the Plugin Generator's "File | Open" main menu option.
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What do you think about gmHelpHKS?
helpful !
"This is a time saver for plugin authors. Well done."- ignacio
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