RE: Single Sourcing: Word to Training PPT and Online Help

Subject: RE: Single Sourcing: Word to Training PPT and Online Help
From: "Michael Herman \(Parallelspace\)" <mwherman -at- parallelspace -dot- net>
To: "'Suzette Leeming'" <suzette -dot- leeming -at- gmail -dot- com>, "'Pro TechWriter'" <pro -dot- techwriter -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 12:51:51 -0500

My first priority is to get an acceptable Word -> PPT solution working.
Here's what Word 2010 is capable of doing in terms of sending the Heading
1/2/3 .outline to PPT 2010. See attached PPT.



From: Suzette Leeming [mailto:suzette -dot- leeming -at- gmail -dot- com]
Sent: Thursday, February 18, 2010 12:04 PM
To: Pro TechWriter
Cc: Michael Herman (Parallelspace); techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: Re: Single Sourcing: Word to Training PPT and Online Help



I'll be watching this as well, to see if there's anything I can use.



I sure hope there are "experts" on the list (I'm confident there are), and
not just a bunch of people "watching".



Suzette Leeming

Stouffville, Ontario





On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 11:51 AM, Pro TechWriter <pro -dot- techwriter -at- gmail -dot- com>
wrote:

Hey Whirlers:

I am also looking at the same development path for training materials as
well, so I am watching this conversation with interest!

PT


On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 10:29 AM, Michael Herman (Parallelspace) <
mwherman -at- parallelspace -dot- net> wrote:

> I've been given a reference manual for a software product authored in Word
> and now need to create a 2nd and 3rd output: a) training course material
> (PPT + course notes) and b) Windows online help file.
>
>
>
> I don't want to go the generic HTML route. What products/add-ons are
there
> that can help with this? I don't mind using more than one product if
> that's
> what it takes.
>
>
>
> Thank you,
>
> Michael Herman
>
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References:
Single Sourcing: Word to Training PPT and Online Help: From: Michael Herman \(Parallelspace\)
Re: Single Sourcing: Word to Training PPT and Online Help: From: Pro TechWriter
Re: Single Sourcing: Word to Training PPT and Online Help: From: Suzette Leeming

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