RE: Favorite online user guide / help docs

Subject: RE: Favorite online user guide / help docs
From: "Janoff, Steven" <Steven -dot- Janoff -at- hologic -dot- com>
To: "salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com" <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2016 17:33:35 +0000

These were classics in their day:

https://archive.org/details/Getting_Started_with_TRS-80_Basic_1981_Tandy
http://www.trs-80.com/covers/bookcover-Basic_Computer_Language_It's_Easier_Than_You_Think!_(1978)(Radio_Shack).jpg
https://archive.org/details/Level_1_Users_Manual_1977_David_Lien

Alas, long outdated, the style -- although great -- is unnecessary and overly wordy today, and these do not follow topic-based, structured writing rules.

But, fun at the time.

I don't think they'll get your juices flowing, Ryan, but it's a nice memory for those who remember the good old TRS-80.

Steve

PS - Chris, Aldus was great back in the day. We had a local division and I interviewed there many years ago -- one of my dream jobs, but didn't get the job.


On Tuesday, October 11, 2016 4:43 AM, Chris Morton

FWIW, my favorite hard copy manuals shipped with Aldus PageMaker... before Adobe bought the company. Maybe Google digitized them.

Chris Morton


On Mon, Oct 10, 2016 at 12:28 PM, Ryan Haber <ryan -dot- haber -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> Hey TWs,
>
> I'm looking for some good examples of online user guides / help docs
> to get my juices flow. Does anyone have any favorites?

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Favorite online user guide / help docs: From: Ryan Haber
Re: Favorite online user guide / help docs: From: Chris Morton

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