"This page cannot be displayed" for every page in CHM

Topics: General Discussion, Help 1.x/2.x
Jul 2, 2007 at 11:07 PM
Edited Jul 2, 2007 at 11:07 PM
I puzzled over this one for a while and then found my own answer - it isn't a problem with DocProject at all, but wanted to post it here because unlucky users may see the same thing.

It turns out that HTML help files won't display correctly if there's a # character in the path. I had been doing some test projects in a path with "C#" in it, and couldn't figure out why none of my generated documentation was displaying properly. I renamed the directory with the problem name and the CHM worked beautifully, without even a recompile.

Many thanks to http://www.nik.com.au/?p=128&akst_action=share-this
who first figured this out. I encountered this in XP.
Jul 3, 2007 at 12:57 AM
Thanks for providing this info Tony :)

- Dave