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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:  All support for Final Draft 7 and older has been discontinued.


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Views: 4261 Created on: Dec 28, 2009
Date Updated: Mar 21, 2017
Posted in: Getting Help

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