Re: Help on Procedure Writing

Subject: Re: Help on Procedure Writing
From: Jean Weber <jean -at- wrevenge -dot- com -dot- au>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 06 Dec 2001 10:45:54 +1000

You might find this article helpful as a starting point. Although it's titled "Editing..." the information is just as relevant to writing.

For online help, try this article:

See also my book (listed in sig). Appendix A includes, among other things, sample help topics.

Regards, Jean
Jean Hollis Weber
mailto:jean -at- jeanweber -dot- com
The Technical Editors' Eyrie
Still available: Editing Online Help, a tool-independent introduction to
planning, developing, and editing online help systems. For a table of
contents, go to:

Anila wrote:

I am in need of information on the following topics:

Writing User Manuals
Writing Online Help

By this I mean the the language, style and format to be used in this
kind of procedure writing. My company does not require me to work with
the different help technologies as of yet. At present I am concerned
basically with the language part of it.

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