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Subject:New Way to do TOC From:"Barbara Vega" <BarbaraV -at- libertyims -dot- com> To:"Paul Hanson" <phanson -at- Quintrex -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Wed, 13 Feb 2008 11:06:33 -0800
We are looking at a new way to do our TOC
We use Flare BTW. (That has little/nothing to do with post).
At any rate, my boss is a fan of the way MSDN does theirs. On MSDNs, you
start at a high level for the first topic, which has a "+" sign to the
left, You can click on the "+" signs and drill down to successively
lower topics to get to the "ground floor: topic. Depending on the topic
being discussed, there are varying ways of presenting the material; you
may have links of topics, you may have tables, or charts, or white
It is, as you may expect, quite dense.
My feeling is it is too dense, and a bit overkill for our software, even
though our software is very complex (knowledge base information
Can you point me to other types of - perhaps similar tocs but not quite
so dense that I can take a look at? I know Microsoft was doing something
with Vista then bagged it and then - I can't remember - and I am out of
the loop -
Costa Mesa, CA
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