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This new release contains bug fixes and feature enhancements. There are some potential breaking changes in this release as some features of the Help File Builder have been moved into Sandcastle itself. See the release notes for details.
See the Sandcastle 184.108.40.206 Release Notes
for details on all of the changes made to the underlying Sandcastle tools and presentation styles. This release contains significant improvements to the BuildAssembler tool to help improve its performance and reduce its memory usage.
See the Sandcastle Help File Buider 220.127.116.11 Release Notes
for details on all of the changes made to the Sandcastle Help File Builder and the Visual Studio Package.
This release uses the Sandcastle Guided Installation package. Download and extract to a folder and then run SandcastleInstaller.exe
to run the guided installation of Sandcastle, the various extra items, the Sandcastle Help File Builder core components, and the Visual Studio extension package.What's Included
- Help 1 compiler check and instructions on where to download it and how to install it if needed
- Help 2 compiler check and instructions on where to download it and how to install it if needed
- Sandcastle April 2013 18.104.22.168
- An option to install the MAML schemas in Visual Studio to provide IntelliSense for MAML topics
- An option to install MAML snippets in Visual Studio to provide insertion of common MAML elements in topics while editing
- Sandcastle Help File Builder 22.214.171.124
- SHFB Visual Studio Extension Package