Re: Tutorials in Help. . .

Subject: Re: Tutorials in Help. . .
From: Jack DeLand <adamchar -at- CHAMBER -dot- ANN-ARBOR -dot- MI -dot- US>
Date: Fri, 3 May 1996 17:11:30 -0400

Dave -
Could you clarify what a "context-sensitive tutorial" means?
For example, should it run some program interactively? If so, Word 7.0 has
a few examples of this. try Clikcing "Get information about my computer",
and it runs throgh the Help menu to open System Info.
At 03:08 PM 5/3/96 -0600, you wrote:
>Hi all,

>I teach a class here at USU on developing help files. In a recent con-
>versation with a friend, I mentioned that my students all wished that
>there were context sensitive tutorials built into help files. I thought there
>were examples I could show my students, but as my friend and I
>searched through our memories . . . . . . . . . (accessing, one moment
>please). . . . . . we could come up with nothing.

>Does anybody know of an example of an example of a context sensitive
>tutorial segment built into a help file?

>And thanks for all of the information. If I watch this group long enough
>I will always find all the answers (except which button to push).

>Dave (Cogito ergo falsus sum.) Hailey
>ASS Prof
>Professional Writing

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