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Subject:Re: Creating Mac help From:quills -at- airmail -dot- net To:NANCY HALVERSON <nancy -dot- halverson -at- btopenworld -dot- com>, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com Date:Tue, 5 Jun 2007 10:22:25 -0500
At 10:15 AM +0100 6/5/07, NANCY HALVERSON wrote:
>I'm looking for information on how to create help for a Mac and PC
>project that we're currently developing. It's obvious that I'm not a
>Mac girl, so my questions are pretty basic, but I still can't seem
>to find the answers in my research (been all over the web and
>through these archives).
>What kind of help do I need to produce? (Web, HTML?) Has anyone used
>Flare to produce single-sourced help for both Mac and PC systems?
>Or, where can I find the answers to these questions????
>Thanks for any guidance...
>Nancy Halverson, Information Developer
>ZOOtech Ltd, Sheffield, UK
First, I recommend checking into the Apple Developer site, they have
lots of choice tidbits of information, usually nicely packaged in
PDFs. You can get to the ADC site and register here: http://developer.apple.com/
Many Apple programs use one of two routes, a help system, or a PDF file.
Create HTML or Microsoft Word content and convert to Help file formats or
printed documentation. Features include support for Windows Vista & 2007
Microsoft Office, team authoring, plus more. http://www.DocToHelp.com/TechwrlList
True single source, conditional content, PDF export, modular help.
Help & Manual is the most powerful authoring tool for technical
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