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| I need to create Winhelp and HTML help. Can people tell me about their
| experience importing FrameMaker files into Forehelp Premier 2001?
| What's the
| process like?
The process is fairly straightforward. You create .mif files in FrameMaker,
then import them into ForeHelp. For each tag defined in the .mif files, you
set a mapping to determine how that type of information will be represented
in ForeHelp. It works quite well. The downside is that it is a one-way
process and must be repeated each time the underlying FrameMaker documents
change. There is no way, iow, to establish a "live link" between your
FrameMaker content and your ForeHelp project.
| Is it easy or difficult?
| Are there any bugs that I should be
| aware of?
None that I'm aware of specifically, but I am not a frequent ForeHelp user.
| In addition, I understand that a final product created
| in Forehelp
| isn't quite as professional looking or usable as Robohelp. Can anyone
| comment on this.
To me, this doesn't make any sense. If you are creating WinHelp and HTML
Help, as you say you are, I don't think you will be able to tell *any*
difference between the output produced by ForeHelp and the output produced
by RoboHELP. For other formats, yes there are some differences; I think
WebHelp looks more professional than InterHelp.
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