Re: RoboHelp for Word or RoboHelp Office?

Subject: Re: RoboHelp for Word or RoboHelp Office?
From: "Bonnie Granat" <bgranat -at- granatedit -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 24 Jun 2004 17:01:30 -0400

I've tried getting acquainted with that program over the years, but each
time I realized that I didn't know what I was trying to do, and the Help
talked to me as if I did and was thus of no help at all.

My prior experience with that program, which I have here on my computer,
is that it assumes a level of knowledge about the technical construction
of Help systems, and the manner in which the parts interlock and so
forth -- and I just don't have that knowledge. It also uses terms that
it doesn't define, and I wound up being totally confused.

I remember that at PTC, I opened RoboHelp (it was not part of my job) to
see how it worked, and within 5 minutes I had created a Help system.

If I knew what blocked me from using HTML Help Workshop, I'd be


Michele Davis wrote:
> HTML Help Workshop is free, and offers context-sensitive and menu
> driven online help. Just a thought, especially as its a nice GUI
> interface without the high end cost of RoboHELP. I've used it for
> many projects over the past five years and as an old RoboHELP guru
> thought it performed just fine.
> Michele
> -
> Michele
> the bitch blog has moved, email me for the new address
> Bonnie Granat wrote:
>> My client's might buy RoboHelp for me to use in the creation of
>> documentation for his small software application.
>> The application is a quality control management program for
>> laboratories. It's not large, and I have yet to have full access to
>> it (we're working on it).
>> It remains to be seen whether RoboHelp will be needed at all, but my
>> best judgment is that he would require only RoboHelp for Word for his
>> project. I've used the following chart to conclude this:


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RoboHelp for Word or RoboHelp Office?: From: Bonnie Granat
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