Local Help Manager

Freeware Version 1.1

Now with macro Editor (standard .mac files, read-only viewer), Syntax Highlighting , U.D.Interface and In-Process launcher
All in just 100 KB exe. Pure Win32 API, no Minitab COM use.
The same executable works with both the 32bit and 64bit releases of Minitab 19.2

(*) Full editing and mtbe macros require basic and/or mtbEngine License.


Designed to be used in our statistical training courses and ... now shared with all MinitabĀ® enthusiastic users.


COMMAND (Version 1.1 for Minitab 19.2)
lhm.exe [+initLangString]
Example 1 : lhm +j start lhm loading Minitab 19 Japanese Local Help index.
Example 2 : lhm +g start lhm loading Minitab 19 German Local Help index.

COMMAND (Version 1.0 for Minitab 18 and 19.1)
lhm.exe [+mtbHelpVersNumber] [+initLangString]
Example 1 : lhm +19 +j start lhm loading Minitab 19 Japanese Local Help index.
Example 2 : lhm +18 +g start lhm loading Minitab 18 German Local Help index.

INPUT BOX
word_1 [word_2] [word_n]
Example 1 : anova nested search documents with 'anova' AND 'nested' words inside.
Example 2 : anova -nested search documents with 'anova' word AND NOT 'nested' word inside.
Example 3 : anova -anova the search will not find results.

Always enter lowercase words in input box. Accents, umlauts and ligatures are auto-converted in searching.

RESERVED WORDS in searching:
list_macros : get macro files in Local Help.
list_wsheets : get worksheet files in Local Help.
list_projects : get project files in Local Help.

REQUIREMENTS
LHM requires a valid installation of [Win32/64] Minitab and its Local Help before being used.
[Help are available at https://www.minitab.com/en-us/downloads/]
If a specific Language of used set is not of your interest and you want to save space to disk, simply delete the related LHM DLL.

USE
No special privileges are required for installation or use.
LHM app is portable. In your machine, simply copy or move LHM folders where you want.
LHM portable does not modify Windows registers.
You just need to register the .mac [macro] file extension [if not yet registered] to use the Edit Macro command, when present. [Notepad++ or vsCode is suggested as macro editor.]

EDITION COMPARISON
[1] Omitted words [about 8/10%] in LHM Freeware search are Language depending. Use Word Statistic menu command to get more info on it.
[2] Unregistered Users need to restart after 32 open links [Italian Users = 16] to continue working.
[3] Starting from Basic Edition all the indexed words will be searchable.
[4] Commands using mtbe.In.Process and/or mtbe.UD.Interface functions are operational only with LHM mtbEngine Edition.

DOWNLOAD
Download your preferred language set, unzip to a full access (writable) folder and run lhm.exe.

Freeware Edition 1.1 for Minitab 19.2 Help
All Languages : 41.2 MB
Kaspersky VirusDesk virus scanner report of lhm.exe (1.1 release)

Freeware Edition 1.0 for Minitab 19.1 Help (no longer maintained)
All Languages 41.2 MB

Freeware Edition 1.0 for Minitab 18 Help (no longer maintained)
All Languages 40,3 MB

HOW TO VIDEO
'How to' videos show you how to create a permanent link with your Minitab installed software.
How to for Minitab 19
How to for Minitab 18