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Sure. Render the document as strongly structured, to the point where you
know *in advance* where each page/topic break will be, and where the links
will go. Then you write in <fill in tool here>, get it translated, and only
then output to a help format. That way, you use the style tags as structural
aids, and the actual words don't matter, and neither does the help tool or
the help format.
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> Can anyone suggest a form of on-line help that fits the following criteria
> a) Can be translated by translators without specialist knowledge of
> on-line help
> b) Does not require complex re-building after translation
> c) Can be printed in book form, if the user wants to do this (I am
> thinking of giving up writing manuals)
> d) Which preferably works contextually, or which has other
> user-friendly features such as links from screen-grabs to take you
> to the information you need.