Kind of off-topic question in the form of an audience sampling

Subject: Kind of off-topic question in the form of an audience sampling
From: Linda Laurie <LinLaurie -at- CLASSIC -dot- MSN -dot- COM>
Date: Sat, 23 Aug 1997 11:20:37 UT

Please excuse me list administrators if you think this is an out-of-line

I conduct some online help training and I'm trying to decide what classes to
offer next year and wondered how many of you out there are interested in
product-specific classes such as RoboHelp or Doc-2-Help and how many would be
interested in general winhelp classes? I am also thinking of offering some
advanced Word classes and wondered if you would find these helpful. What
version? I still use 7.0 and am afraid to go to 97 after all I've heard.

My questions are:

Would you take the following trainings in order of preference?

General WinHelp

Can you also rank your preference for the following classes (only if you think
you'd take them)?

Advanced Word 95
Advanced Word 97

Is there any training that you feel is not available to you as a tech writer
or online help author that you'd like to see someone develop?

Please respond off-line to these questions. Any input will be helpful and
appreciated and will in no way obligate anyone to attend anything. I'm just
looking for some idea of what the general technical writers and help writing
public needs.

linlaurie -at- msn -dot- com

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