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Subject:RE: Database help system From:"Thomas Quine" <quinet -at- home -dot- com> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Mon, 8 Jan 2001 11:04:01 -0800
Actually, you can use the latest version of RoboHELP to create WebHelp
files, which are pure HTML and thus portable to all platforms...
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[mailto:bounce-techwr-l-20657 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com] On Behalf Of Lokon, Ditte
Sent: January 8, 2001 10:32 AM
Subject: Database help system
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
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.
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