Re: Which is /w/o/r/s/e/ ... better?

Subject: Re: Which is /w/o/r/s/e/ ... better?
From: elefino <kevinmcl -at- magma -dot- ca>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Sun, 23 Apr 2006 18:34:13 -0400

On Friday 21 April 2006 23:03, Edgar D' Souza wrote:
> On 4/22/06, John Garison <john -at- garisons -dot- com> wrote:
> > I prefer the long list on one page. I can print it all out and then
> > follow it rather than having to print out multiple pages.
> I wouldn't print (I prefer Alt-Tabbing between app and help file)
> at times, I'm searching help to find out how
> to accomplish a particular task which I've never attempted before with
> the app I'm working on (let's say Word). So I search the help file for
> certain keywords which I think MS might have used to describe the task I
> want to do. That gives me quite a few results. When the information I'm
> looking for is split up into the kind of page-cluster you mention, it
> takes much longer to assimilate - first, I have to realize there's no
> single page telling me the answer to my question. Then I have to see if
> I can piece together enough clues and hints from these interlinked page
> fragments to make an answer that is complete enough for me.

Thanks to both of you for validating how I do it now, and thanks to Geoff
H. for some offline suggestions to improve how it's currently done.


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Which is /w/o/r/s/e/ ... better?: From: mlist
Re: Which is /w/o/r/s/e/ ... better?: From: John Garison
Re: Which is /w/o/r/s/e/ ... better?: From: Edgar D' Souza

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