Re: Reviewing and editing windows help files

Subject: Re: Reviewing and editing windows help files
From: Bruce WHITE <WHITE -at- MSN -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 15 Aug 1996 21:25:27 UT

Mike,
>>What methods and techniques do you use to proofread windows help
>>projects so ensuring that your project is error free and
>>grammatically correct before handing it off ?

I manage some sites with multiple WinHelp files (read through a WinHelp reader
product "Hypershelf"- details below). My approach is more like beta testing
than proofreading. Still I am usually working with information that has been
signed off in the traditional way before the document is converted (using HDK)

Hypershelf can print a topic and its sub-topics, it takes out the WinHelp page
breaks. This printed copy is marked up with any changes and forwarded to the
person who maintains the project files.

>>After I have produced my outline/book plan, who are the publishers
>>to contact who handle technical publications on topics in
>>technical writing?
Is, will it be any good?
I have one or two people you might consider - email me for details.

>>What pitfalls do I need to careful of?
Wasting you time.


.....Bruce.....
WinHelp IT Editing
white -at- msn -dot- com
http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/whited

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