Help -> Manual or Manual -> Help

Subject: Help -> Manual or Manual -> Help
From: Christine Jesensky <Xine -at- MICROSCRIPT -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 13 Aug 1997 14:29:41 -0400

A few weeks ago, I completed on-line help for a project that wasn't
supposed to have paper docs. Marketing (believe it or not) changed their
collective hive mind, and decided that I should make paper docs after
all.

I'm having trouble translating from the hypertext, non-linear viewpoint
to a narrative, linear viewpoint. In particular, transitioning from one
topic to the next and eliminating redundancy are bothering me.

Any advice? Should I just give up and write user docs from scratch?

-xine

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