Distribute Oracle Help

When you generate the output, you can compress all source files into a single JAR file. The JAR file is used for software application Help, and for distribution as a stand-alone product.

1)Include the following components when you distribute Oracle Help:

If the project is compressed, the JAR file

If the project is not compressed, all files and subfolders in the OracleHelp output folder

JavaHelp 1.1.3 or later components

Java Runtime Environment (JRE) or Java Development Kit (JDK)

Output files for Oracle Help




HelpSet file. Points to a set of map files and defines associated navigational views (TOC, index, and search).


Compressed Oracle Help file (optional) containing all project output.


Default cascading style sheet file applied to all project topics.


Full-text search file containing the full-text search database.


Index file describing content and layout for the index view.


File containing associative links (See Also controls) to topics associated with See Also keywords.


Map file associating Help topic IDs to HTML files with relevant content, and Window Types. Used in the API for context-sensitive calls, TOC, and index.


TOC file describing content and layout for the TOC view.

September 30, 2016

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