RE: Webhelp tools?

Subject: RE: Webhelp tools?
From: Jim Shaeffer <jims -at- spsi -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 10 May 2001 15:07:21 -0400

I cannot comment on all the tools out there, but I'm a happy user of

1. File corruption has never been an issue.
2. Has excellent built-in back-up facilities.
3. If something else crashes the system, file recovery has always been easy
(knock on wood).
4. Does not rely on Word for anything (does import RTF from Word, when
5. Produces a number of online formats from the same source. (Single
sourcing for online.) I have never produced printable documentation (RTF
files) that did not need lots of tweaking, but I hardly ever target printed
documents these days.
6. Has a free downloadable demo (
7. Migration from RoboHelp was a breeze when I did it (several versions
8. My limited experience with Style Sheets makes me think it handles them
well, but don't quote me on this point.
9. Bug-free? No. Disaster-free? So far.

Jim Shaeffer (jims -at- spsi -dot- com)


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