RE: Online Help Editors

Subject: RE: Online Help Editors
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: "Ben" <baj357 -at- gmail -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2007 11:32:28 -0600

Ben wrote:

> I'll try this question again. For those of you who edit
> Online Help written by other authors, I'd like to ask this
> question. How do you mark up the Help and give it back to
> authors? Thanks for your insight!

Well, I don't do that, but if I did, I'd be working with the
_source_files_, not the help deliverables. What's the help being
authored in -- FM, Word, RoboHelp, Flare, Notepad, ...? I'd either do
your editing in the authoring application, or I'd create (or have the
authors create) an edit copy in the authoring application (by printing
or creating a PDF or exporting to...) and mark that up. I wouldn't try
to mark up the Help.


Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom


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