InfoViewer-style on-line documentation

Subject: InfoViewer-style on-line documentation
From: "Bruce H. Johnson" <corpknow -at- EARTHLINK -dot- NET>
Date: Mon, 10 Jun 1996 05:53:54 -0700

> "Michael M. Ross" <mross -at- ADPT -dot- CO -dot- IL> wrote:
>Does anyone know of third-party tools for creatingInfoViewer-style on-line documentation. I'm talking about the
type of setup in Ms Books Online, which uses an SDI application
window with two panes: one for a tree of topics, one for the
topic contents.

>Do any of the help-authoring applications enable creation of thistype of on-line documentation?

That "stuff" is made in MS MediaView. The Infoviewer interface is not
going to be released publicly. However, there are a couple 3d party
support/starter pgms/OCXs around.

Check out the CI$ WINMM forum, and the mailing list
mediaview-l -at- willamette -dot- edu (SUBSCRIBE MEDIAVIEW-L YOURNAME).

The text portions of MediaView are similar to Help topics and
constructed much the same way. The interface, however, is totally yours
to write, including navigation. Check out the two sites above for

Bruce H. Johnson
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