Re: Referring to on-line help from printed manuals

Subject: Re: Referring to on-line help from printed manuals
From: Bruce Byfield <bbyfield -at- axionet -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2000 16:30:38 -0800

hedley_finger -at- myob -dot- com -dot- au wrote:

> Has anybody experienced manual/help combinations where, to get the full
> picture, you had to refer from the manual to the help?

Yes, and it's a good example of how not to do it: my laptop has
instructions about what to do when the battery's dead in a help
file, not in the printed manual.

Honestly. My imagination can't possibly keep up with reality enough
to invent something like this.


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