Re: Online Help Style Guidelines

Subject: Re: Online Help Style Guidelines
From: Doug Osborn <doug -at- CITR -dot- UQ -dot- OZ -dot- AU>
Date: Wed, 20 Oct 1993 08:23:13 EST


>I'm an occasional follower of this list so I don't know if this subject
>has already been addressed - I apologize if it has...

Same here... this is only my thrid day of receiving this list.

>I wanted to get some opinions/information about style guidelines
>for online help systems:

> 1) Has anyone created or used online help style guidelines and
> just how useful were they?

Depends on how well you make them! ;)

> Oh, last question: does anyone know of an online help style guideline
> for Windows-based products?

If you have ftp access the Windows Help Authors' Guide is available at in the pub/pc/win3/programr directory. You will also
find lots of other WinHelp-related goodies in there.

Doug (doug -at- citr -dot- uq -dot- oz -dot- au)

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