Re: Documents and on-line help

Subject: Re: Documents and on-line help
From: Marguerite Krupp <mkrupp -at- WORLD -dot- STD -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 1995 08:42:11 +0001

Good point, Maria. Some systems make provisions for handling graphics,
and these work well. I've seen this done well with Windows Help,
but DEC's Bookreader is the prime example. Others do require a lot of space
and processing time, which, as you pointed out, may be prohibitive. As
usual, it's a tradeoff.

Marguerite

On Fri, 10 Feb 1995, Maria Townsley wrote:

> >Why NOT put the graphics in the help? ...

> Graphics take a lot of processing time to display and a lot of storage space
> to keep. If speed and space are issues with the system you are documenting,
> it is probably best to leave the graphics out.

> -Maria Townsley




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