Nov 15 SF STC mtg: WinHelp

Subject: Nov 15 SF STC mtg: WinHelp
From: Bob Seitz <bobseitz -at- NETCOM -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 1995 10:01:05 -0700

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Society for Technical Communication
San Francisco Chapter


Introduction to Writing Windows Help: Nuts and Bolts

Jean Ghandchi and Deborah Phillips, the co-managers of the Silicon
Valley Chapter's WinHelp SIG, will talk about writing Windows Help
files (context-sensitive help files for Windows software programs).
This presentation, which is aimed at beginners, will include what
online help is and isn't, resources for getting started, planning
text, and how writing for online viewing differs from writing printed

Questions from the audience are welcome.

When: Wednesday, November 15, 1995
6:00 p.m.: Networking and self-serve hors d'oeuvres
6:45 p.m.: Program
Meetings are usually on the 3rd Wednesday of the month

Where: Stagecoach Restaurant, Wells Fargo Room
Wells Fargo Building
44 Montgomery Street at Sutter Street (downstairs)
Downtown San Francisco
A short walk from the Montgomery Street BART Station

Admission: Including self-serve hors d'oeuvres:
STC members: $10
Nonmembers: $12
Reservations are *not* needed this month

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Bob Seitz, Publicity Manager
San Francisco Chapter
Society for Technical Communication
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