Tips Help

Subject: Tips Help
From: Misti Delaney <mdelaney -at- SOFTWARE-SERVICES -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 29 Aug 1996 10:19:53 -0400

From Becca Price:

we have a "tips" button at the top of our procedures topics. this
either
jumps to a popup if the tips are short or memorable, or to a secondary
tips
window if the tips are longer or the user may want to print them.

-becca

>----------
>From: [SMTP:kellyk -at- CYBEROPTICS -dot- COM]
>Sent: Wednesday, August 28, 1996 1:46 PM
>To: Multiple recipients of list TECHWR-L
>Subject: helpful hints in a help system

> I am revising a procedures-only help system (Robo for 95). A sales
> dude with tons of user contact and information is working with me to
> develop helpful hints.

> I am unsure at a design level how to handle the hints. A pop up? A
> Hints button that jumps to a secondary window?

> I do not want the hints to follow the procedures. Too much potential
> for scrolling.

> Creative, user friendly suggestions would be much appreciated.

> Reply to me directly, please: kelly -dot- kremin -at- cyberoptics -dot- com

> Thank you.

> Kelly M. Kremin
> CyberOptics Corp
> Minneapolis, MN

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Technical Consultant/ Communication Specialist
Software Services Corporation
Ann Arbor, Michigan (800)
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