Readme: Help Update 2 for Delphi and C++Builder 2010

By: Kris Houser

Abstract: Describes how to obtain and install this help update

    Readme: Help Update 2 for Delphi and C++Builder 2010

Help Update 2 for Delphi and C++Builder 2010 provides bug fixes and other improvements to the Help system. This Readme document is also available on the Embarcadero docwiki at Readme: Help Update 2.

Visit for versions of the Help available in CHM and PDF formats.


This Help Update can be applied to:

  • C++Builder 2010, Delphi 2010, or RAD Studio 2010

Important: This Help Update cannot be applied to prior software versions. You must update the product to one of the versions listed above to be able to use the Help Update mechanism.

    Upgrading via the Automatic Upgrade Mechanism

If you selected "Check for Updates Automatically" when you installed the product, you should automatically be notified when a help update is available for download. Click the notification and follow the instructions to download and install the help update.

Installing the Help Update from the Registered Users Site

You can obtain the help update download from the Registered Users Site.

Install Help Update 2 using this command:

   Help_Setup /upgrade

     Known Problems with the Help Update Installer

If you close the Update before the install completes, when you run Check for Updates again, a message says there is no Update available. The workaround is to download and run HelpSetup /upgrade from the Registered Users Site.

If you have registered 3rd party help in the RAD Studio/7.0/Help/Doc/h2reg.ini file, you may have problems if you used syntax that is not compatible with RAD Studio Help. For instructions, see How to Plug 3rd-Party Help into RAD Studio Help.

    Known Problems in the Help for Delphi and C++Builder 2010


  • For Japanese, French, and German, there are minor issues in the table of contents.
  • Some English content has not yet been translated.
  • There are several areas where content is missing or incomplete, as tracked on Quality Central.

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