Re: RoboHelp 6.0

Subject: Re: RoboHelp 6.0
From: The Scorzas <scorza -at- USIS-ISRAEL -dot- ORG -dot- IL>
Date: Thu, 28 May 1998 06:52:10 +0300

Hsuan-min Chou,

I use RH 6.0. The main difference between RH 5.5 and 6.0 is that RH 6.0
supports Windows 98 Help. You can create HTML Help or WinHelp for Windows
98. It is also supposed to be faster and more stable. However I have not
experienced any of the problems others have reported, so I can't really
judge that.

RH 6.0 has a few fixes of bugs in RH 5 & 5.5. For example, the fonts of the
TOC and Index in WebHelp were not legible in Navigator 4.x. This has been

I know that RoboHELP HTML edition has more new features, but I haven't
worked with it yet.

Lina Scorza

At 09:37 AM 5/29/98 -0500, hm chou wrote:
>a former client of mine said that their doc dept just received RH 6.0. has
>anyone worked w/ 6.0, and is it as buggy as 5.0, or fairly stable? what are
>the advantages of 6.0 over 5.5?
>on a related note [steps up to soapbox!], i find it fairly repugnant that
>Blue-Sky would release two major versions of RH in a 7 month period (RH 5.0
>in October, RH 6.0 in May, not to mention the bug-fixing RH 5.5 in-between)
>thereby insuring that people purchase the subscriber plan to keep up w/ the
>unusually quick succession of releases/bug fixes. not even Microsoft is
>this greedy. of course, people don't need to upgrade, but considering 5.0's
>stability (and lack thereof), it's almost required!
> Fetchez la vache!
> Hsuan-min Chou
> hchou -at- interaccess -dot- com

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