Viewing *.chm files

Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P. kdk at
Sat Apr 24 09:44:36 PDT 2004

Kyryll A Mirnenko wrote:

>  Can anybody point me to an application capable to view such files (or 
>extract them into HTMLs)? For those asking what I'm talking about: *.chm is a 
>MSWindows format to keep a set of HTMLs & related info (content tree, index) 
>in one compressed package. The Microsoft's util dealing with this format 
>(`hh.exe`) uses MSIExplorer interface to display the chapters, but the 
>problem I face is I can't make the last one work (using `wine`). A great 
>shelf of MSWindows-related (not only) docs is in this format (MSDN lib is an 
>example). The solution is an extractor (rendering the index & content tree 
>into 2 HTMLs would be nice feature) or alternative chm-browser based on other 
>browsers (Mozilla, Konqueror, Opera, Galeon, etc.)
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Kevin Kinsey
DaleCo, S.P.

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