AVI files in Winhelp

Subject: AVI files in Winhelp
From: "Deeprose, Michelle - HDS" <Michelle -dot- Deeprose -at- hayslogistics -dot- co -dot- uk>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 3 Oct 2001 15:38:10 +0100

Hi all,
I am writing online help for a procedurally intensive program and want to
visually demonstrate how some procedure are done in the system. I am
debating whether to include AVI files in a winhelp file.
I have taken a look at the archives and haven't found anything that covers
the issue.

Questions:
Is it a good idea to place buttons in help topics to trigger off AVI files ?


What problems may be encountered if I do ?

How do other people include multimedia materal in their help files ?


Any thoughts, comments, ideas are warmly appreciated.
Thanks in advance

Michelle Deeprose
Systems Documentor
Hays Logistics
Tel: 01908 304057
Fax: 01908 304070
Email: michelle -dot- deeprose -at- hayslogistics -dot- co -dot- uk



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