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Final Draft 7's Help section won't open on Windows.

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Final Draft 7's Help section won't open on Windows.

Answer

Here's the fix:

  1. Go to Start > Run and type in the word "cmd" (without quotes);
  2. Press Enter and a Command window will open;
  3. Leave the Command window open and come back to this web page;
  4. Highlight and copy this text string (Control+C):

regsvr32 %systemroot%\system32\hhctrl.ocx

  1. Go back to the Command window and go to Edit > Paste. The copied text should appear;
  2. Press Enter. You should see a message indicating success;
  3. Repeat the process with this text string:

regsvr32 %systemroot%\system32\itss.dll

  1. Open Final Draft and press F1 on the keyboard or go to Help > Final Draft Help. The Help section should open.

NOTE: Live support for Final Draft 7 has been discontinued. You will still be able to install, activate and use FD7 on appropriate computers but email, chat and telephone support is no longer available. Live activation assistance will be available via phone (818-789-6281) and email and chat (links on the left side of this page) until June 14, 2017.


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Views: 4423 Created on: Dec 28, 2009
Date Updated: Apr 13, 2017
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