Indigo Byte Systems Introduces Dr.Explain 4.2 to Produce Better Help Systems

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Indigo Byte Systems today announces Dr.Explain 4.2, which brings more features and enhancements to the popular software documentation tool.

Indigo Byte Systems today announces Dr.Explain 4.2, which brings more features and enhancements to the popular software documentation tool. Key new features include highlighting of search results in online manuals, subscript and superscript support for highlighting text, import of Microsoft Word DOC \ DOCX files, and ability to resize content menu with splitter in online manuals. Dr.Explain 4.2 also features improved management of text styles and enhanced import of HTML, CHM, RTF formats. The latest version is available as a free download from the Dr.Explain’s website: http://www.drexplain.com

Dr.Explain offers an entirely new approach to documenting interfaces of desktop and web applications, making it easier than ever to accomplish this labor-intensive task. Leveraging Indigo Byte’s Intelligent Screen Capture and Automated Analysis Technology (ISCAAT), Dr.Explain is the only program in its class to document software automatically. When the user needs to create a user manual, there’s no need to spend days on taking screenshots and adding annotations. Just run Dr.Explain and watch it intelligently analyze the application interface, capture screenshots of controls, such as buttons, menus, boxes, lists, and then produce numbered callouts for each element – all completely automatically. As a result, users only have to enter some descriptive text into annotations, and then compile the project. The program can create a user manual in HTML, CHM, RTF, or PDF.

There is also a wide range of other distinctive features. For example, developers can quickly update their user manuals as new versions and updates are released. For this, Dr.Explain replaces individual screenshots, while leaving all meta data such as callouts, annotations and descriptions as they are, so there’s no need to recreate the whole project from the ground up. Also the program creates manuals in various formats from a single source, supports Help ID for creating context-sensitive help systems in applications, has the ability to embed search and indexing features to online manuals and create table of contents and navigation through chapters automatically.

"Very nice job! Dr.Explain is a great example of meeting an unmet need that has been around for years," said Bob Walsh, founder of 47 Hats and the author of the book "Micro-ISV: From Vision to Reality".

More information on Dr.Explain: http://www.drexplain.com
Watch a live video demo: http://www.drexplain.com/live_demo/
Download a free trial: http://www.drexplain.com/download/ (32 Mb)
FaceBook group: http://www.facebook.com/Dr.Explain

Pricing & Availability
Dr.Explain 4.2 is available via the Indigo Byte Software Store (http://www.drexplain.com/order/), and through a network of authorized resellers worldwide. The product starts at $165 (US). Dr.Explain 4.1 runs under Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, 7. The program comes with "Compatible with Windows 7" logo which means Dr.Explain has successfully passed Microsoft tests for compatibility and reliability on Microsoft Windows 7.

About Indigo Byte Systems, LLC
Indigo Byte Systems, LLC is a provider of help authoring and software documentation technologies. Indigo Byte's flagship product Dr.Explain is now the documentation authoring solution of choice for thousands of technology startups and Fortune 1000 corporations such as Hewlett-Packard, NEC, Fujitsu, Bosch, Lockheed Martin and Michelin. Indigo Byte Systems is a certified Microsoft Partner with Silver Independent Software Vendor (ISV) competence. The company was co-founded by Dennis Zhuravlev, Ph.D. in Computer Science (CAD\CAM systems). For more information about Indigo Byte Systems, please visit http://www.drexplain.com.

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