Not only do Help windows work differently on Intel and Apple silicon Macs, but on the latter they can bring Stage Manager to a grinding halt.
Key improvements in naming of Help books, use of WebCore to render them, and greatly improved performance.
macOS 10.13.4 brought a major overhaul to the Help system, which greatly improves performance and usability. Here are some of its secrets.
Explore and access installed Help books, and lets you add other Help books too. Now for High Sierra too.
No more problems with the ‘wrong’ Help Book: this can now identify and fix those issues. First full release.
It now sorts the popup menu, and reflexively even has its own Help Book – called, as you’d hope, HelpHelp Help.
First development release of a free tool to examine Help Books, their problems, and search Help for specified apps.
When it was written, Apple’s documentation of its Help system was incomplete and misleading. It simply doesn’t work like that.
Tuning HTML export to produce exactly the right files, and tweaking the appearance. But can it also address a search bug?
Did the HTML files exported from Tinderbox actually work as a Help Book, or do they need hand-tuning?