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How to use latest source

Dec 15, 2014 at 9:20 PM
Hi,

I was looking at using AlphaFS to get around the LongFilePath issue with powershell, and saw that your homepage recommended using the latest dev build. I am just wondering if there are any specific instructions for compiling the code?

I have VS 2012.

Also i tried downloading the latest stable build to view the help, but couldn't figure who to view the contents of the chm file. I unblocked all the files and also tried running Install_AlphaFS_Help_VS2010.bat but this is the output i get

ERROR: The requested operation could not be performed.
Details: The Help Library Manager executable could not be found. Is it installed?
Dec 16, 2014 at 6:30 PM
I think i figured out how to install the help.

So i'm using windows 7 and after doing some reading on the following sites:
http://www.ewoodruff.us/shfbdocs/html/534c4ff1-3bba-4431-a3a6-76dcb2d374f8.htm
http://mshcmigrate.helpmvp.com/faq/install#TOC-Location-of-HelpLibManager.exe

I realized that i had version 2 of the Help Library Manager Launcher already in windows in the following directory C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Help Viewer\v2.0\HlpCtntMgr.exe

So i ran the following command in an Admin command console.
HlpCtntMgr.exe /operation install /catalogName VisualStudio11 /locale en-us /wait 0 /sourceUri "C:\Path_to_my_file\HelpContentSetup.msha" and that worked.

Hope this helps someone else, cause it took me a bit to figure it out.
Marked as answer by Yomodo on 12/17/2014 at 4:38 AM
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Dec 17, 2014 at 12:38 PM
Thanks for sharing!