Doc-O-Matic Live Demo
Doc-O-Matic Live Demo
Doc-O-Matic Live Demo

This is the Doc-O-Matic Live Demo which uses Microsoft's XML Notepad source code (open source at GitHub).

Visual Studio 2019 Project Database

The demo uses the Visual Studio 2019 project database (ships with Doc-O-Matic 10 Professional v10.1.1 and newer). This means that Doc-O-Matic creates links to the .NET 4.7 documentation fully automatically whenever it encounters appropriate targets. Those include ancestors of classes in class hierarchies, symbols in syntax blocks, or simply mentions of symbols in the description text just to name a few. 

This process happens completely automatically at build time of your documentation without any change in documentation source (you don't have to change text or source code). Just add the Visual Studio 2019 project database to your Doc-O-Matic project and you are done!

Example Topics with Links to the Visual Studio Documentation

We have prepared a list of examples to look at for you, to see the end result in action. All the topics below have one or more links into Visual Studio documentation.

Again, this is fully automatic, no pre- or post-processing is required for any of this to work.

Works in WebHelp and Help Viewer

This even works both in Help Viewer (aka Help 3) and plain WebHelp (HTML output). What this means is that you can ship help integrated into Help Viewer and host WebHelp on your web server and both will link to the same targets in the Visual Studio Documentation on the corresponding platform.

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