Re: Follow-up to the followup to RoboHELP question

Subject: Re: Follow-up to the followup to RoboHELP question
From: Scott Miller <smiller -at- CORP -dot- PORTAL -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 24 Oct 1997 15:47:13 -0700

>One last note: You'll have the most control if you can generate the map
>files yourself -- We run a makehelp.bat batchfile that pulls the IDs out
>of the various resource files to create the HM file, then compiles the
>help using that HM file. That way, you can make sure you always have the
>latest map file and you can catch changes before they create a crisis
>for you. The more independent you are of the developers, the more in
>control you can be.
>Why, just yesterday, I was thinking to myself, "I should get hold of that
>makehelp.bat thing and make my own darn HM files." So this is great news that
>it can be done. I was handbuilding my own by going through resource.h,
>converting decimal to hex, and so forth. Sheesh.
>So, Alexia, is there anything more you can tell me about makehelp.bat? I have
>our version of it, and it looks like it uses the command "Makehm." Do I just
>need to get something like "Makehm.exe" and then I'll be set? I think a visit
>to my friendly neighborhood programmer is in order...
>- Scott Miller
>smiller -at- portal -dot- com

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