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Subject:Re: win31 vrs. win95 help From:Tim Altom <taltom -at- IQUEST -dot- NET> Date:Wed, 20 Mar 1996 21:59:00 EST
At 08:52 PM 3/20/96 -0600, you wrote:
>Can anyone tell me whether or not windows help created for Windows 3.1 will
>run on a Windows95 system?
>If I recall correctly, win31 help works in Windows95, but Windows95 help
>does not necessarily run on win31.
>norton -at- mcs -dot- net
Yes, and yes, with reservations.
You can make Win95 help run under 3.1, but I don't know why you'd want to.
3.1 files work beautifully under 95.
However, if you're thinking of mixing and matching, it's a bit risky if your
users are seasoned in 95 and expect 95-type help. It's different, and there
are more capabilities than there were in 3.X. I'm still doing exclusively
3.X files, but that's because nobody has yet ordered a 95 file.