Re: editable help systems

Subject: Re: editable help systems
From: "Lee Tesdell" <ltesdell -at- eai -dot- com>
To: "McIntosh, Cathleen" <Cathleen -dot- McIntosh -at- vistacpg -dot- com>, "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2000 11:33:23 -0500


Are you sure that you want a client to edit the help that you have written?
It sounds like a can of worms to me, but perhaps you have a good reason to
allow them to do so.

----- Original Message -----
From: "McIntosh, Cathleen" <Cathleen -dot- McIntosh -at- vistacpg -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Sent: Friday, April 21, 2000 11:23 AM
Subject: editable help systems

> Hi everyone. You're always so helpful, but I have more questions about
> RoboHelp and the possiblity of allowing customers to edit their WinHelp
> systems.
> Is there a way to deliver a help system and let customers edit it via
> Would they need RoboHelp to to this, e.g. in order to recompile after
> are made? Are any of the auto-generated files in a help project anything
> like a .ini file, or can you use an .ini file with a help project that
> allow users to define or select variables in the .doc file?
> Making sense? I hope it makes sense to somebody out there and that one of
> you who is more experienced than I can help me.
> One more ?, are the .hlp and .cnt extensions of WinHelp projects
> or are they RoboHelp specific?
> Regards,
> Cathleen McIntosh
> cathleen -dot- mcintosh -at- vistacpg -dot- com
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