RE: winhelp or html help?

Subject: RE: winhelp or html help?
From: rebecca rachmany <rebecca -at- COMMERCEMIND -dot- com>
To: 'Linda McCulloch-Smith' <LindaM -dot- Smith -at- accumap -dot- com>, TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Sun, 18 Jun 2000 09:51:12 +0200

One obstacle to consider:
If your app has been using context-sensitive help, all the context-sensitive
hooks in the source code will need to be changed. This is a good deal of
work for the coders, particularly if you have "what's this" help in there.
If you make the switch, you might have to have a "hybrid" system so that the
coders don't have to make these changes.

Rebecca Rachmany
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972-9-7642000 x217
Mobile: 050-900600
rebecca -at- commercemind -dot- com

>I am going to be writing online help for a product that currently uses
>WinHelp. We are thinking of switching to HTML Help. More than
>45% of our
>users are running Windows 95. The number of users running
>Windows 98 and NT
>4.0 is increasing, but only about 1% are using Windows 2000.

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