Interactive Flowchart

Subject: Interactive Flowchart
From: "Philip Boyer" <pboyer -at- dimasys -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 8 Mar 2002 09:15:22 -0600

I have to create and link approximately 50 online flowcharts that cover the
flow of information through an accounting/inventory control software
application. At certain decision points, I want the user to be able to click
the flowchart shape and see another flowchart related to the selected
decision. I also want a "More Information" button in most shapes that
displays a popup-type box when clicked.

The flowcharts need to be incorporated into a Robohelp HTLM (version 7) help
file. I don't trust Robohelp, or my HTML skills, enough to try this in
Robohelp.

My current plan is to create the flowcharts in Visio to make sure I have the
details correct. Then, I'll import them into Macromedia Director and create
the necessary links and have the flowcharts as a separate executable linked
to the help file.

Does anybody on this list have any experience with interactive flowcharts,
or know where I could see an example?

Thanks for your help

Philip Boyer
pboyer -at- dimasys -dot- com



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