RE: Editing Online Help

Subject: RE: Editing Online Help
From: "Bill Swallow" <wswallow -at- nycap -dot- rr -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2002 09:35:13 -0400

::: When editing online help, be sure to use a programmatic
::: linkchecker. From your original post, it was not clear if
::: you were planning to do this by hand.
::: I have used an application called Astra SiteManager in the
::: past and it works great. It even outputs a nice graphical
::: representation of all the links and whatnot.

Some HATs (like RoboHelp, for one) come with such a link checker. It
definitely helps find true broken links but it will not find incorrect
links... You need a human eye to make sure the reader is getting to the
correct information.

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