HTML VS2012-13 style

Topics: Developer Forum
Nov 19, 2013 at 3:18 AM
Is anyone working on getting the HTML documentation generation to look more like VS2012-13 style? The VS2010 is getting old looking.
Mar 25, 2014 at 6:51 AM
Edited Mar 25, 2014 at 6:52 AM
This is as close as I could get to the latest MSDN look & feel, making it also work inside HTMLHelp and the VS Help Viewer that both render using some old IE engine.

You can get it: here.

Set the style of the project to VS2010, create the folders (as in the zip) in your SHFB project and add the files, setting their Build Action to Content. You do not need to ovewrite the originals in Program Files.
Mar 25, 2014 at 7:23 AM
Create folders in SHFB project, how? Don't see an option for that.
Build Action to Content?! Where is this option.

Can we get a clearer step by step on this, please?
Mar 25, 2014 at 7:10 PM
In Visual Studio or the standalone GUI, add the folders as you would in any other project (right click the project and select Add | New Folder). In this case, you'd add two folders to the root of the project called "scripts" and "styles". Right click the folder and select Add | Existing Item to add an existing file to the folder. Add the script file to the scripts folder and the style sheet to the styles folder. Select each file you added and, in their properties, change the Build Action to Content. That will cause the project files to replace the stock files when the help file is built.

For more information, see the Project Explorer Window, Folder and File Item, and Build Actions topics in the SHFB help file.

Mar 28, 2014 at 9:52 AM
Alternate way is to extract the zip in your doc project, and use the "Show all files" button in Visual Studio to make them visible in the project explorer.
Then you can just right-click them and choose "Include in project" (and then disable "Show all files" again); the build action should be Content by default, but you can verify that in the properties pane for the two files.
Mar 28, 2014 at 10:37 AM
Can this possibly be included in the next SHFB release so we can just select VS2012-13 from the drop down?