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IMPORTANT: On some systems, the content of the ZIP file is blocked and the installer may fail to run. Before extracting it, right click on the ZIP file, select Properties, and click on the Unblock button if it is present in the lower right corner of the General tab in the properties dialog.

See the Sandcastle Help File Builder 2018.7.8.0 Release Notes for details on all of the changes made to the Sandcastle Help File Builder and tools.

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 the Sandcastle Help File Builder and Tools core components, the Visual Studio extension package, and extras.

What's Included

  • Help 1 compiler check and instructions on where to download it and how to install it if needed
  • Sandcastle Help File Builder and Tools v2018.7.8.0
  • SHFB Visual Studio Extension Package
  • 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

This release includes a corresponding NuGet package.

@EWSoftware EWSoftware released this May 29, 2018 · 2 commits to master since this release

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IMPORTANT: On some systems, the content of the ZIP file is blocked and the installer may fail to run. Before extracting it, right click on the ZIP file, select Properties, and click on the Unblock button if it is present in the lower right corner of the General tab in the properties dialog.

See the Sandcastle Help File Builder 2018.5.29.0 Release Notes for details on all of the changes made to the Sandcastle Help File Builder and tools.

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 the Sandcastle Help File Builder and Tools core components, the Visual Studio extension package, and extras.

What's Included

  • Help 1 compiler check and instructions on where to download it and how to install it if needed
  • Sandcastle Help File Builder and Tools v2018.5.29.0
  • SHFB Visual Studio Extension Package
  • 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

This release includes a corresponding NuGet package.

May 29, 2018
Updates for Framework comments files
- Added workaround to handle invalid .NET Framework XML comments files.  Fixes #604.
- Added support for handling redirected .NET Framework XML comments files.  Fixes #605.  Fixes #592.

@EWSoftware EWSoftware released this May 14, 2018 · 3 commits to master since this release

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IMPORTANT: On some systems, the content of the ZIP file is blocked and the installer may fail to run. Before extracting it, right click on the ZIP file, select Properties, and click on the Unblock button if it is present in the lower right corner of the General tab in the properties dialog.

See the Sandcastle Help File Builder 2018.5.14.0 Release Notes for details on all of the changes made to the Sandcastle Help File Builder and tools.

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 the Sandcastle Help File Builder and Tools core components, the Visual Studio extension package, and extras.

What's Included

  • Help 1 compiler check and instructions on where to download it and how to install it if needed
  • Sandcastle Help File Builder and Tools v2018.5.14.0
  • SHFB Visual Studio Extension Package
  • 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

This release includes a corresponding NuGet package.

@EWSoftware EWSoftware released this Dec 31, 2017 · 6 commits to master since this release

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IMPORTANT: On some systems, the content of the ZIP file is blocked and the installer may fail to run. Before extracting it, right click on the ZIP file, select Properties, and click on the Unblock button if it is present in the lower right corner of the General tab in the properties dialog.

See the Sandcastle Help File Builder 2017.12.30.2 Release Notes for details on all of the changes made to the Sandcastle Help File Builder and tools.

NOTE: There are breaking changes in this release. Some code was moved between assemblies and several new project properties were added. See the release notes for details if you have custom components or presentation styles as they will need to be updated.

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 the Sandcastle Help File Builder and Tools core components, the Visual Studio extension package, and extras.

What's Included

  • Help 1 compiler check and instructions on where to download it and how to install it if needed
  • Sandcastle Help File Builder and Tools v2017.12.30.2
  • SHFB Visual Studio Extension Package
  • 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

This release includes a corresponding NuGet package.

Dec 31, 2017
Updated documentation for release

@EWSoftware EWSoftware released this May 15, 2017 · 23 commits to master since this release

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IMPORTANT: On some systems, the content of the ZIP file is blocked and the installer may fail to run. Before extracting it, right click on the ZIP file, select Properties, and click on the Unblock button if it is present in the lower right corner of the General tab in the properties dialog.

This release contains updates that provide support for the new .NETCore/.NETStandard project file formats and package references along with various minor updates and fixes.

IMPORTANT: This release requires the use of MSBuild 14.0 and also drops support for Visual Studio 2013 integration. See the Sandcastle Help File Builder 2017.5.15.0 Release Notes for details on all of the changes made to the Sandcastle Help File Builder and tools.

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 the Sandcastle Help File Builder and Tools core components, the Visual Studio extension package, and extras.

What's Included

  • Help 1 compiler check and instructions on where to download it and how to install it if needed
  • Sandcastle Help File Builder and Tools v2017.5.15.0
  • SHFB Visual Studio Extension Package
  • 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

This release includes a corresponding NuGet package.

@EWSoftware EWSoftware released this Jan 28, 2017 · 44 commits to master since this release

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NOTE: The Visual Studio 2013 package contains an incorrect version number. However, its content is still current for this release.
NOTE: This is the last release that supports Visual Studio 2013 integration.

IMPORTANT: On some systems, the content of the ZIP file is blocked and the installer may fail to run. Before extracting it, right click on the ZIP file, select Properties, and click on the Unblock button if it is present in the lower right corner of the General tab in the properties dialog.

This release contains minor fixes and updated support for Visual Studio 2017. See the Sandcastle Help File Builder 2017.1.28.0 Release Notes for details on all of the changes made to the Sandcastle Help File Builder and tools.

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 the Sandcastle Help File Builder and Tools core components, the Visual Studio extension package, and extras.

What's Included

  • Help 1 compiler check and instructions on where to download it and how to install it if needed
  • Sandcastle Help File Builder and Tools v2017.1.28.0
  • SHFB Visual Studio Extension Package
  • 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

This release includes a corresponding NuGet package.

@EWSoftware EWSoftware released this Sep 17, 2016 · 58 commits to master since this release

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IMPORTANT: On some systems, the content of the ZIP file is blocked and the installer may fail to run. Before extracting it, right click on the ZIP file, select Properties, and click on the Unblock button if it is present in the lower right corner of the General tab in the properties dialog.

This release contains minor fixes and support for generating links to online source code. See the Sandcastle Help File Builder 2016.9.17.0 Release Notes for details on all of the changes made to the Sandcastle Help File Builder and tools.

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 the Sandcastle Help File Builder and Tools core components, the Visual Studio extension package, and extras.

What's Included

  • Help 1 compiler check and instructions on where to download it and how to install it if needed
  • Sandcastle Help File Builder and Tools v2016.9.17.0
  • SHFB Visual Studio Extension Package
  • 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

This release includes a corresponding NuGet package.

@EWSoftware EWSoftware released this May 28, 2016 · 67 commits to master since this release

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IMPORTANT: On some systems, the content of the ZIP file is blocked and the installer may fail to run. Before extracting it, right click on the ZIP file, select Properties, and click on the Unblock button if it is present in the lower right corner of the General tab in the properties dialog.

This release contains minor fixes and support for installing the VSPackage in Visual Studio 15 Preview. See the Sandcastle Help File Builder 2016.5.28.0 Release Notes for details on all of the changes made to the Sandcastle Help File Builder and tools.

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 the Sandcastle Help File Builder and Tools core components, the Visual Studio extension package, and extras.

What's Included

  • Help 1 compiler check and instructions on where to download it and how to install it if needed
  • Sandcastle Help File Builder and Tools v2016.5.28.0
  • SHFB Visual Studio Extension Package
  • 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

This release includes a corresponding NuGet package.