Re: Differentiating between software versions in help articles

Subject: Re: Differentiating between software versions in help articles
From: "Peter Neilson" <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2015 17:33:49 -0400

On Tue, 10 Mar 2015 17:22:59 -0400, Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:

It's been a long time now since I did a help project, but why wouldn't you just create separate articles for the version-specific topics and then have each one map only to the SW version it applies to?

When I ran into this it was "too much trouble" to make a separate set of help files for each release, and someone suggested an arcane scheme instead. If I remember correctly the problem was never properly addressed, and instead died with the demise of the company. We were looking into the rat-hole of having to write the "Help System User's Guide."
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References:
Differentiating between software versions in help articles: From: Nina Rogers
Re: Differentiating between software versions in help articles: From: Gene Kim-Eng

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