Re: APEX Awards

Subject: Re: APEX Awards
From: Dianne Walsh <ldwalsh -at- VOICENET -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 13 Feb 1997 19:33:10 -0500

Beth Kane wrote:
> Yes, Apex seems to be a good organization (we've won an award or two from
> them)! However, I'm having a little problem with them now that I'm hoping one
> of you can help with. They've got an entry deadline in mid-March and we want
> to submit a Help system this time. But the instructions for submitting Help
> call for submitting something readable on a Mac.
> I received no reply. Two weeks later I re-sent it; still no reply (it's been
> another two weeks). Does anyone have any comments about this? Am I wrong about
> the Mac-readability??

We have the same problem. I've been running around like crazy trying to find
a way to convert our WinHelp file to something Mac-readable. My
understanding is that you need something that will convert the WinHelp file
to PDF format. There are products that do this, but they cost more than my
company wants to spend just to convert one file for this competition (and we
have no other use for the product right now).

If anyone knows of some shareware out there that will do the trick, please
let BOTH of us--better yet, all of us--know. I'll continue looking, too, and
if I find anything, I'll post.

Thanks for any help anyone can provide--and a very late thanks to all of you
who responded to my question about e-mail etiquette a couple of weeks ago!

Dianne Walsh
Dianne Walsh E-Mail: ldwalsh -at- voicenet -dot- com
Sr. Technical Writer or: ldw -at- locke -dot- ccil -dot- org
MEDecision Inc. URL:

If things improve with age, I'm nearly perfect.


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