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Subject:Re: On-line help and manuals From:Suzanne Townsend <ac158 -at- CFN -dot- CS -dot- DAL -dot- CA> Date:Fri, 10 Feb 1995 07:07:34 -0400
I'm interested in the responses to this one. I'm beginning a new manual
and on-line help, using Doc-To-Help, and ASSUMED that the on-line help
would be taken from the manual -- i.e., a one-write system. It means
writing the manual slightly differently, and of course leaving out
portions of the printed manual, but isn't the point of this software to save
> We are developing our first Windows<insert trademark symbol> product,
> and I am fortunate enough to be developing the on-line help. I am using
> as our help tool.
> In a perfect world, the on-line help document and the manual document would be
> separate beasts. However, due to time, staff size (2), and all of the other
> regular inhibitors, we are trying to determine whether or not these documents
> can be (or should be) one in the same. Whatcha think?
> FYI, Doc-To-Help has a neat little feature that allows you to designate
> of the document as Manual or Help only. This sounds like it could resolve some
> Thanks in advance,
> Dan Glovier
> dan -at- tsh -dot- com
> "Wanna go back to fifth grade, but I'd be 23."
> - "What It Is" Too Much Joy