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Inside Macintosh: Apple Guide Complete / Part 2 - Building Guide Files

Chapter 5 - Creating Your Guide File

Once you have designed and scripted your online assistance, you are ready to create your guide file. This chapter tells you how.

It describes how to

This chapter also describes how you can create a mixin for an existing guide file.

To get the most out of this chapter, you should have a basic understanding of Apple Guide, know how to script a Guide Script source file, and be familiar with the Guide Maker application. For more information on these subjects, see Part 1, Part 4, and the first chapter of Part 2, respectively.

Chapter Contents
Preparing Your Source Files
Building Your Guide File in Four Steps
Setting Compile Options
Checking the Syntax of Your Source Files
Interpreting the Compile Messages
Other Utilities
Importing and Exporting Resources
Specifying Guide File Information
Creating a Mixin for Your Guide File

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