Re: Authoring Tool for Online Help

Subject: Re: Authoring Tool for Online Help
From: Deb <tig -dot- techwriter -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: William Gaffga <will -dot- gaffga -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2014 20:59:04 -0400

A great learning resource is the book 5 Steps to Madcap Flare. I reviewed the first version and still swear by it for newbies and as a reference.

~Deb
Please forgive typos as this was sent from my phone.

> On Jun 3, 2014, at 8:34 PM, William Gaffga <will -dot- gaffga -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
>
> I will +1 Flare (I use and love it), but there is a steep-ish learning
> curve. I recommend some training or at least webinars to familiarize
> yourself if you've never used it.
>
> Though, the same can be said for most systems. Nevertheless, you need to
> understand how and why the app does what it does.
>
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>> On Tue, Jun 3, 2014 at 10:04 AM, Marina Archer <marcher -at- cohuhd -dot- com> wrote:
>>
>> Greetings all,
>>
>>
>> I have an assignment to create online help describing GUI for our new
>> product line. The outputs will be a printable version of online help and
>> context-sensitive pop-up windows. The printable version needs to have GUI
>> images, but CSH does not. I am the only person in the tech pub department.
>> At the present time I am selecting an authoring tool. I know that MadCap
>> Flare will be able to meet my needs and I have Flare in my computer. Any
>> other authoring tools suggestions? Is there any reason that I should not
>> use Flare? Will appreciate your input.
>>
>> Marina A
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References:
Authoring Tool for Online Help: From: Marina Archer
Re: Authoring Tool for Online Help: From: William Gaffga

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