ChartDirector Visual Studio Integrated Help
ChartDirector for .NET Visual Studio Integrated Help is an add-on to the ChartDirector for .NET software. It provides an enhanced level of development environment integration with Visual Studio. The following table describes the main features included in the ChartDirector for .NET software and the Visual Studio Integrated Help.
Features ChartDirector for .NET software Visual Studio Integrated Help
ChartDirector for .NET assembly and controls.
Sample code in both VB.NET and C#.
Complete CHM documentation, fully indexed and searchable.
Visual Studio Intellisense Support: When entering code referencing a ChartDirector object, Visual Studio would pop up a box showing available ChartDirector methods.
Visual Studio F1 Help: When the text cursor is on a ChartDirector method and F1 is pressed, the documentation of that method will be shown on the help window.
Visual Studio Help Viewer Integration: The ChartDirector documentation is readable, indexed and searchable using the Visual Studio Help Viewer just like MSDN documentation.
Installing Integrated Help for Visual Studio 2012 or above

  • Please make sure Visual Studio is running as Administrator. This is by right clicking on the Visual Studio icon and select "Run As Administrator".

  • Go to "Help > Add and Remove Help Content".

  • If there is an older version of "ChartDirector for .NET Documentation", please click "Remove" to uninstall it first.
  • In the "Installation source", select "Disk", then press the "Browse" button to browse to the directory containing the Visual Studio Integrated Help, and choose "helpcontentsetup.msha".

  • Click "Add" to select the "ChartDirector for .NET Documentation", then click "Update".
  • Visual Studio may prompt you for administrator privileges. In this case, click "Yes" to proceed.
  • Installation may take a few seconds to a few minutes, depending on system configuration.
Installing Integrated Help for Visual Studio 2010

  • Please make sure Visual Studio 2010 is running as Administrator. This is by right clicking on the Visual Studio 2010 icon and select "Run As Administrator".

  • Start up the Help Library Manager by clicking on "Manage Help Settings" from the Help menu.

  • If there is an older version of "ChartDirector for .NET Documentation", please click "Remove content" to uninstall it first.
  • Select "Install content from disk".

  • Browse to the directory containing the Visual Studio Integrated Help, choose "helpcontentsetup.msha", then press "Next" to continue.

  • Click "Add" to select the "ChartDirector for .NET Documentation", then click "Update".
  • The Help Library Manager may prompt you for administrator privileges. In this case, click "Yes" to proceed.
  • Installation may take a few seconds to a few minutes, depending on system configuration.
Installing Integrated Help for Visual Studio 2005/2008