Help Update 2 for Delphi XE and C++Builder XE

By: Tim DelChiaro

Abstract: Get the help update for registered users of Delphi XE, C++Builder XE and RAD Studio XE

Help Update 2 for RAD Studio XE (Delphi XE and C++Builder XE) is now available for download at

Note that his update is not available through the auto-update mechanism in the product so you must download it from the RAD Studio Registered User Downloads page or the link above. 

Readme - Help Update 2 for Delphi and C++Builder XE

Help Update 2 for Delphi and C++Builder XE provides bug fixes and other improvements to the Help system.

Visit for versions of the Help available online.


This Help Update can be applied to:

  • C++Builder XE, Delphi XE ou RAD Studio XE
  • Update 1 of C++Builder XE, Delphi XE or RAD Studio XE

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

Auto-Update is not available for this Help Update.

Installing the Help Update from the Registered Users Site

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

Install the help update 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 runHelpSetup /upgrade from the Registered Users Site.

If you have registered 3rd-party help in the RAD Studio/8.0/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.

Complete Readme is Available on Docwiki

A complete list of the changes made to the help for this update can be found at:

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


  • 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.

Copyright ©2011 Embarcadero Technologies, Inc. All rights reserved.

This help update was published March 15, 2011.

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