Cross-platform on-line documentation

Subject: Cross-platform on-line documentation
From: Alexander Von_obert <avobert -at- TWH -dot- MSN -dot- SUB -dot- ORG>
Date: Tue, 3 Sep 1996 17:04:00 +0100

Hello Andrew,


* Antwort auf eine Nachricht von Andrew Gilling an All am 02.09.96

AG> From: Andrew Gilling <andy -at- DIRCON -dot- CO -dot- UK>

AG> Can anybody suggest how I might go about producing on-line
AG> documentation for
AG> both Windows programmers and Macintosh programmers, preferably
AG> from a single source?

Microsoft has (had?) a simple solution for their own products: They made a
Winhelp viewer for Mac. If you have MS-Word for Mac or so, you should be able
to use Winhelp with hardly any changes.

BTW: Rumors are that Microsoft will switch over to HTML and drop Winhelp
alltogether.


Greetings from Germany,
Alexander

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