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Styles - long since forgotten?

Topics: Developer Forum, User Forum
Apr 3, 2014 at 4:19 PM
Edited Apr 3, 2014 at 4:22 PM
Hi, I've just started using Sandcastle to develop a conceptual help files for an application I'm working on, and I'm having a hard time finding the documentation I need due to the project site being moved over here.

I would like to be able to center align images in my topics, but can't find the appropriate tag to do so. A Google search turned up the below result which referenced the Sandcastle Styles project site and a related MAML Guide for the Styles component, but the link is dead.

I have found what appears to be the current MAML guide (, but can't find any reference to aligning text or images, or other style related tags.

If anyone can point me in the direction of style-related documentation I'd really appreciate it. Thanks.

[EDIT]: Found reference to centering images. Still could use a pointer on how to find the rest of the documentation for features previously provided by the Styles project.
Apr 3, 2014 at 8:28 PM
The Sandcastle Styles site became obsolete once I took over the Sandcastle tools development as all of the bug fixes have been applied directly to the source and there is no longer a need for a patch. Likewise, the help files and supporting tools are all installed as part of the main package now. With v1.9.8.0 and earlier you'll find the help files in the All Program | Sandcastle folder and the help file builder help files in the All Programs | Sandcastle Help File Builder folder.

With the latest beta release, the Sandcastle tools have been merged with the help file builder and everything is installed in a single, common location. For the beta release and all future releases, you'll find all of the help files in the All Programs | Sandcastle Help File Builder folder. The help files are also available online with the exception of the HTML to MAML converter and Custom Web Code Providers documentation. Those two are in the above noted All Programs folder.

Sandcastle MAML Guide ( - Describes all aspects of MAML elements.

XML Comments Guide ( - Describes all aspects of the XML comments elements.

Sandcastle Tools ( - Contains the architecture information previously found on the Sandcastle Styles site and version history for changes to the Sandcastle tools and presentation styles. Eventually, this will be filled out with more information about the underlying tools themselves.

Sandcastle Help File Builder ( - Help for the help file builder

For general information about the MAML elements, see the MAML guide. For general information on conceptual content and how it's used with the help file builder, see the Conceptual Content topics in the help file builder help file.

All of the information is the same with updates for all recent changes. If you can't find something, ask here.