RE: beyond RoboHELP

Subject: RE: beyond RoboHELP
From: Dana Briggs <Dana -dot- Briggs -at- AppliedDiscovery -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2000 10:29:56 -0800

In my particular case, it is not essential at all. Over two decades of
technical communications (writer and trainer) and have never had a position
which required it. Of course, this leaves me at a disadvantage for those
positions where folks seem to believe there is a necessity to know this
particular technology.

Perhaps the more important issue is -- do you need have the specific
technical knowledge to gain the position or should the company provide the
training for non-common technologies (which I would consider RoboHelp to

Dana Briggs | Technical Writer

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-----Original Message-----
From: mike w [mailto:techmail_mike -at- yahoo -dot- com]
Sent: Tuesday, November 14, 2000 10:21 AM
Subject: beyond RoboHELP

Just many of you would say that
RoboHELP is an essential part of your job? How often
do you use it, now, and in the past?

I think I've been led to believe for a long time that
RoboHELP is a vital component of being a technical
writer. I'm starting to wonder though. Just seems
that there are less costly and more efficient methods
out there...

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