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Subject:Re: Robohelp et al From:Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com> To:Felicity Pearson <felicity -dot- pearson -at- worldnet -dot- att -dot- net> Date:Mon, 30 Jan 2006 19:38:36 -0500
Learn *about* Help authoring, the various Help formats out there, how
they're made, what makes them tick, etc. Investing in a tool itself
will not get you terribly far. And yes, RoboHelp has ben unofficially
sunset by Macromedia/Adobe. Check out www.helpstuff.com and
www.helpware.net for starting points. They have some good articles and
other resources to acclimate you to several Help formats.
On 1/30/06, Felicity Pearson <felicity -dot- pearson -at- worldnet -dot- att -dot- net> wrote:
> I am going to be on the job market this summer after having spent
> several years teaching technical writing, business and professional
> writing, and composition at the college level. My computer skills are
> strong and I can certainly take a class or two to gain familiarity with
> software I've not used before. Robohelp is mentioned in several of the
> job postings I've seen, but I noticed some threads on this list that
> suggest Robohelp has changed hands and isn't what it used to be.
> What would you suggest I do - try to learn Robohelp or some other software?
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