Re: Best Modern Alternative to CHM?
MS HTML Help has been improved upon in countless ways. Some newer helpAcknowledged that .chm has been improved upon in many ways. No argument. It's too old and out of date to be of much practical use today.
systems are much faster, particularly at searching. They're far more
customizable and extensible.
But not everything has been improved upon, that I have seen. I haven't seen anything faster than the compiled binary search inside a .chm. I'm thinking of Flare webhelp output with self-contained search, or any other "webhelp" - they are slower in my experience. Suitehelp search was pretty good but not quite as fast as chm. And general search on a website seems much slower. Have you found something with really fast search?
"With all construction comes destruction."
Visit TechWhirl for the latest on content technology, content strategy and content development | http://techwhirl.com
You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as archive -at- web -dot- techwr-l -dot- com -dot-
To unsubscribe send a blank email to
techwr-l-leave -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Send administrative questions to admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot- Visit
http://www.techwhirl.com/email-discussion-groups/ for more resources and info.
Looking for articles on Technical Communications? Head over to our online magazine at http://techwhirl.com
Looking for the archived Techwr-l email discussions? Search our public email archives @ http://techwr-l.com/archives
- Re: Best Modern Alternative to CHM?, Robert Lauriston
Previous by Author:
Re: Fibrous fibbermageeoptics
Next by Author: RE: Fibrous fibbermageeoptics
Previous by Thread: Re: FDA-groovy doc control markups
Next by Thread: Re: Best Modern Alternative to CHM?
Search our Technical Writing Archives & Magazine