Authoring - Restoring a file

You can extract or download a file from HelpServer’s database and restore it on your hard drive.

Restoring a file

Step 1

Select the file object in the tree and click on the ‘Restore’ button on the right pane. Next, you will have to indicate the location to store the file.

Choosing the restore location

Step 2

If you click ‘Original location’ than the ‘Download file’ window will open where you can start the download.

If you click on ‘Another location’, the ‘Save as’ window will open where you can choose the location to store the file.

Choosing the restore location

Next, the file will be downloaded.

Downloading a file

If it is a large file this process can take awhile. If it is finished you get the following popup.

Restore finished


 About HelpServer
 Starting up and logging on
 The basic working principles
 Using the content in help and documentation systems
 Formatting the content
 Searching and replacing text
 Reusing content with shares
 Navigating with hyperlinks
 Navigating with pointerpaths
 Using bookmarks and jumps
 Duplicating content with clones
 Using tables
 Including media files
 Navigating to web pages
 Using embedded chunks
 Including html code
 Navigating with menus
 Using snippets
 Spelling checking
 Using the view mode
 Creating an index
 Creating a FAQ
 Creating a glossary
 Team authoring
 Working with projects
 Maintaining files
 Using the files from the project gallery
 Reloading a file
 Reloading files in the mass
 Restoring a file
 Opening a file
 Removing a file and exploring its where-used list
 Organizing the files
 Removing unused files
 Searching for unreferred files
 Verifying files
 Maintaining aliases
 Renaming projects
 Reorganizing projects
 Determining the activation type
 Setting up structured authoring
 Generating file based output
 Creating printed output
 Importing files and folders
 Loading files in the project gallery
 Converting legacy content
 Including legacy content in real time
 Transferring objects between installations
 Customizing the look and feel
 User accounts
 Working with templates
 Working with metadata
 Workflow management
 Using event exits
 Appendix A: The URL parameters
 Appendix B: The object indicators
 Appendix C: Play Javascript