ATMEL Studio 7 Help viewer 2.2 problem

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Hi to everybody.

 

Yesterday, i installed Studio 7 and and all looks fine. The only problem is that when i try to open "HELP" i receive a bug that says:

"The Help Viewer command line includes an invalid catalog name AtmelStudio70. Specify a valid name".

Has anybody else face this problem?

 

Thanks in advance

         Saik
 

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I forgot to mention that i use windows 7 professional operating system.

 

Thanks.

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Hi

I have exactly the same error. My configuration is Windows 7 Professional SP1, Atmel Studio 7.0, Atmel Studio 6.2 and Visual Studio 2015 Professional. The help functions work fine for VS2015. I saw exactly the same problem with AS7.0 beta but I put it down to being beta.

 

Can anyone from Atmel respond?

Thanks

Hardware and Software Design, Arduino, AVR, c, c++, c#

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OK - I can now answer my post. I am running 32 bit Windows 7 and the AS7.0 installer only writes the 64 bit registry keys for the Help system. To be fair, the MS Help Viewer SDK Documentation is a bit unclear and does not cover 32 bit shell help very well. The fix is to use the following registry update

 

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Help\v2.2\Catalogs\AtmelStudio70]
"LocationPath"="%ProgramData%\\Microsoft\\HelpLibrary2\\Catalogs\\AtmelStudio70\\"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Help\v2.2\Catalogs\AtmelStudio70\en-US]
"CatalogName"="Atmel Studio Documentation"

Copy and post into Windows Notepad and save as AtmelHelp70.reg - you can then run to update the registry and when you launch AS7 Help you should get the dialogs to download or view Atmel help.

 

The usual warnings apply - only change the registry if you know what you are doing, take backups etc. - I take no responsibility for any harm you may cause to your PC.

Regards

Hardware and Software Design, Arduino, AVR, c, c++, c#

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This is indeed a bug (we only configure for 64 bit systems). Will create a bug on this.

:: Morten

 

(yes, I work for Atmel, yes, I do this in my spare time, now stop sending PMs)

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Bugnumber AVRSV-7091

:: Morten

 

(yes, I work for Atmel, yes, I do this in my spare time, now stop sending PMs)

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Solved. It is exactly "rex4834" said.

Thanks for your help.

(Even it is a little lately but i have not internet in my home so i try to follow posts whenever i have a little time in my job).