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How to Name a HelpInfo XML File

This topic explains the required name format for the Updatable Help Information files, commonly known as HelpInfo XML files.

How to Name a HelpInfo XML File

A HelpInfo XML file must have a name with the following format.

<ModuleName>_<ModuleGUID>_HelpInfo.xml

The elements of the name are as follows.

ModuleName
The value of the Name property of the ModuleInfo object that the Get-Module cmdlet returns.

ModuleGUID
The value of the GUID key in the module manifest.

For example, if the module name is "TestModule" and the module GUID is 9cabb9ad-f2ac-4914-a46b-bfc1bebf07f9, the name of the HelpInfo XML file for the module would be:

TestModule_9cabb9ad-f2ac-4914-a46b-bfc1bebf07f9_HelpInfo.xml



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