RE: Author Credit

Subject: RE: Author Credit
From: "Lorraine Butchart" <Lorraine -dot- Butchart -at- corel -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2002 12:46:34 -0400

"Susan Jelus" wrote:

>>I've been asked to add this information to our html help as well. I'm

>>not sure exactly how I'll do that, since it doesn't really have front
>>matter. Does anyone have any ideas about that?
Dick Margulis replied:

>Do you have a footer on each page of html help that includes, say, a
copyright line? If
>so, make that line a link to a page where you spell out or link to the
full copyright
>notice, trademark notices, acknowledgments (US spelling, no e after the
g), version
>information, feedback form, etc. If a blue text link is too obtrusive,
make it a small
>font and set the style to text-decoration:none, color:lightgray. That
makes it more or
>less an Easter egg, but anyone who needs to find it will be able to.


You could also try creating a topic that you don't reference from the
table of contents or link to in any way except from an index entry
called "authors" or something like that.

(I've done that with copyright information, linked to from an index
entry called "legal".)

Lorraine L. Butchart
Documentation Specialist
Corel Corporation, Vancouver Office

e-mail: Lorraine -dot- Butchart -at- corel -dot- com

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