Oh great! I thought it is not possible to get that text from those files.I've seen that they are not so nice formatted as a book, but at least their content is very accessible.
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Sent: Saturday, September 29, 2007 5:27 PM Subject: .NET 2.0 documentation converted from HXS to structured text
Now available at http://www.EmpowermentZone.com/net20doc.zip This large zip archive (about 25 megabytes compressed) contains structured text versions of documentation for developing with the Microsoft .NET 2.0 Framework. The documentation was converted from files in Microsoft Help 2 format (.hxs extension) that were installed with the Express Editions of Visual C# 2005, Visual Basic 2005, and SQL Server 2005. The purpose is to provide an alternate format that may be easier to search, browse, and read for some users of screen reader programs, as compared to the nonvisual usability provided by Microsoft Document Explorer or other readers of the native help format. The .hxs files were initially converted to HTML with ABC Amber HXS Converter, which is commercially available from http://ProcessText.com Subsequently, Custom utilities eliminated redundant header or footer lines and created structured text that may be used with any text reader. Such use is particularly convenient with programs that implement the "Homer editor interface," e.g., EdSharp, which is freely available at http://www.EmpowermentZone.com/edsetup.exe About 90 File names, -- listed below -- were changed from cryptic abbreviations to meaningful phrases by inspecting their initial content. Since the conversions involve approximations, they are intended to make valuable content more accessible, rather than attempt error-free translations. Jamal Mazrui jamal@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [List of files included in net20doc.zip] .NET Framework Deployment Features.txt .NET Framework Tools.txt About Visual Studio Express Help.txt Accessibility for People with Disabilities.txt Accessing Data.txt ADO.NET.txt ASP.NET Reference.txt Building ASP.NET Applications.txt Building, Debugging, and Testing.txt C# Compiler Options.txt C# Programming Guide.txt ClickOnce Reference.txt Code Snippets Schema Reference.txt Component Model.txt Configuring ASP.NET Applications.txt Creating Windows-based Applications.txt Customizing and Automating the Development Environment.txt Debugging in Visual Studio.txt Debugging Native Code.txt Debugging Web Applications.txt Debugging.txt Deploying Applications and Components.txt Design Guidelines for Developing Class Libraries.txt Designing and Viewing Classes and Types.txt Developing Custom ASP.NET Server Controls.txt Development Fundamentals.txt Editing Code and Resource Files.txt Encoding and Localization.txt Getting Started with the .NET Framework.txt Getting Started with Visual Studio.txt Graphics and Drawing in Windows Forms.txt Guidelines and Best Practices.txt Help for Visual Basic 6.0 Users.txt How to Create a Simple-Bound Control on a Windows Form.txt How-to and Walkthrough Directory.txt Interoperability.txt Managing Solutions, Projects, and Files.txt Microsoft Document Explorer Help.txt Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition Books Online.txt Navigating Through Code.txt New in the .NET Framework.txt Overview of Visual Database Tools.txt Project Error Messages.txt Putting Controls on Windows Forms.txt QuickStarts.txt Remote Objects.txt Remote.txt Security.txt Serialization.txt Setting Editor Options.txt Side-by-Side Execution.txt Solution, Project, and File User Interface Elements.txt SQL Errors.txt System Namespace.txt System Requirements.txt System.Configuration.txt System.Diagnostics.txt System.Drawing.txt System.Net.txt System.Text.txt System.Web Namespace.txt System.Web.txt System.Web.UI.txt System.Windows.Forms.txt System.XML.txt Transaction Processing.txt Using the Toolbox.txt Viewing Classes, Members, and Symbols.txt Visual Basic Express Sample Applications.txt Visual Basic Guided Tour.txt Visual Basic Language Concepts.txt Visual Basic Programming Guide.txt Visual Basic Sample Applications.txt Visual C# Code Editor Features.txt Visual C# Express.txt Visual C# Samples.txt Visual Database Tools.txt Visual Studio Commands and Switches.txt Visual Studio Error Messages.txt Visual Studio Reference.txt Visual Studio Settings.txt Visual Studio Template Schema Reference.txt Web Services.txt Windows Forms Applications in the .NET Framework.txt Windows Forms Controls.txt Working with Classes and Other Types.txt Writing Serviced Components.txt XML Documents and Data.txt XML Editor.txt XML Standards Reference.txt XML Web Services.txt __________ View the list's information and change your settings at //www.freelists.org/list/programmingblind
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