plug-in HTML solutions

Subject: plug-in HTML solutions
From: "Crimmin, Peter" <Peter -dot- Crimmin -at- nuance -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 9 Sep 2009 09:57:35 -0400

Request for ideas. I'm looking for a low-budget delivery mechanism that
enables the following:

* HTML documentation per product. For example, 3 trees of HTML
information for 3 products.
* Plug-able trees. For example, each tree installed separately,
but accessible as one HTML system.
* One Table of Contents. For example, opening help gives a ToC for
whichever products are installed.

I can do this with Eclipse Standalone Help. It's plug-able, but it has

Here's the problem: I use FrameMaker=>WebWorks to produce HTML help for
products that release on separate schedules. WebWorks builds a single,
monolithic help system. You cannot re-generate/install a single branch.
The solution must be free, or very inexpensive.


Free Software Documentation Project Web Cast: Covers developing Table of
Contents, Context IDs, and Index, as well as Doc-To-Help
2009 tips, tricks, and best practices.

Help & Manual 5: The complete help authoring tool for individual
authors and teams. Professional power, intuitive interface. Write
once, publish to 8 formats. Multi-user authoring and version control!

You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as archive -at- web -dot- techwr-l -dot- com -dot-

To unsubscribe send a blank email to
techwr-l-unsubscribe -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
or visit

To subscribe, send a blank email to techwr-l-join -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com

Send administrative questions to admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot- Visit for more resources and info.

Please move off-topic discussions to the Chat list, at:


Previous by Author: RE: one vs 1
Next by Author: RE: TECHWR-L Do people want a hard copy of the owners' manual for
Previous by Thread: Re: TECHWR-L Digest, Vol 47, Issue 4
Next by Thread: Re: plug-in HTML solutions

What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads