Re: RoboHelp: Ready to do I do that?

Subject: Re: RoboHelp: Ready to do I do that?
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: ASK TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 16 Jan 2010 11:11:43 -0800

At my old job, for a couple of products I generated CHM, Eclipse help,
JavaHelp, and OmniHelp from the same source, and JavaHelp was kind of
crude compared with the others. We moved all the Java stuff from Swing
to Eclipse so that became a non-issue.

On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 1:08 PM, Keith Hood <klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote:
> I don't understand the 'quite logically' part. Why was it a good decision to distribute Flare without the capability to create Javahelp? (I've dealt with Javahelp only a few times in the far past, and never used Flare.)
> --- On Fri, 1/15/10, beelia <beelia -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
>> My very first project with RH (2000) was
>> JavaHelp, and it was easy. I think they've had it in
>> every version since then (maybe even before).
>> As y'all probably know, Flare quite
>> logically decided not to support that output.

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