Is it possible to create module help files and update
the framework program in a seamless manner using RoboHelp? For
example, customers have the framework installed and want to remove
one module and add another module. Right now, the framework help
file is pushed to the client and module help files are cited in the
release notes as to their location on the server. Each help file is
Can anyone offer a better way to present help information
As you are talking about servers, I assume you are talking
about a webhelp output.
What you need is merged webhelp where each module is a child.
When the help is installed your developers need to ensure the help
for the appropriate modules only is installed. The appearance to
the user will then be as if the help had been built with just those
You'll need to be careful about links between projects where
the target might not be installed in some configurations. Either
you need to avoid them or have a number of builds with conditional
There's a topic on my site about creating merged webhelp.
The other way to look at it though is if they have the help
for a module that is not installed, they might see something that
makes them want to buy that module.