Subject: RE: HTML or PDF?
From: "Victoria Nuttle" <vnuttle -at- bridgeport-networks -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 1 Mar 2005 10:12:34 -0600

-----Original Message-----
From: Bill Swallow
Subject: Re: HTML or PDF?

> <Help and PDF are different. Being they are different, how can they
> have the same functionlity?>
> I was referring to ToC, Search and Index.

That doesn't make it a help system, though. No more than having eyes,
ears, and a nose makes a mouse a human.


Well, should we be asking the question "does the help system need to be
a help system, or would users be better served with a PDF?"

As great and nifty as help can be, it's not always the most useful thing
to a user. You have to look at what the users want and need out of your
documentation and its functionality, and then come up with your answer.

- Victoria


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