Database help system

Subject: Database help system
From: "Lokon, Ditte" <ditte -dot- lokon -at- tusd -dot- k12 -dot- az -dot- us>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 8 Jan 2001 11:31:50 -0700

Fellow Tech Writers

I'm wondering if there's a pre-packaged database that can handle help files
that will work for all types of servers (Microsoft, Unix, Apache, etc.)

FrameMaker is a linear system. RoboHelp is for Microsoft only.

What I'm trying to do is I have these fields that I need to explain in
various contexts. I want to store that information once only and update it
only once as well. If it's a linear file, I have to find every occurence of
that text.

I looked a little bit into MS Word's Linking Objects command (Insert -
Objects) and I'd rather not use it if there's a database option.

Thanks for your help.

Ditte Lokon
Tucson Unified School District
dlokon -at- tusd -dot- k12 -dot- az -dot- us
520 617-7900 ext. 1041 (voice)
520 617-7393 (fax)

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