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Subject:Re: Help systems From:Sean Wheller <sean -at- inwords -dot- co -dot- za> To:techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com Date:Tue, 3 Jan 2006 23:09:52 +0200
On Tuesday 03 January 2006 14:54, Broberg, Mats wrote:
> Seasons greetings!
> We plan to build an application that transforms XML files to the
> necessary topic files, project files, TOC files and index files that are
> needed to compile help systems for our PC programs in 21 languages. We
> have looked into HTML Help at first, but the more we dig the worse it
> seems to be with regards to language support.
You may want to take a look at Yelp from the GNOME project. Many ideas can be
taken form there.
> Does anyone have experience of creating JavaHelp or MS Help help
> systems? Those two systems seem promising with regards to
> internationalization and language support.
Just use Docbook and most of your production prayers are answered.
The rest needs a bit of twisting, turning, squeezing, and some nifty work on
Hope this helps,
sean -at- inwords -dot- co -dot- za
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