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Subject:Re: QUERY: HAT w/o Word? From:Marjorie Hermansen-Eldard <meldard -at- ZZSOFT -dot- COM> Date:Wed, 18 Nov 1998 08:26:32 -0700
I agree with William. . .ForeHelp is definitely the way to go! Have used ForeHelp as my number one HAT for nearly 3 years. It is a powerful tool.
Senior Technical Writer
>>> "William G. Meisheid" <wgm -at- SAGELINE -dot- COM> 11/18 7:28 AM >>>
>1. Can anyone recommend a good HAT (for WinHelp) that is NOT
>integrated with MS Word?
The best of breed is ForeHelp. You can download a working demo (limited to 20
topics) at www.ff.com I suggest you also go to Josef Becker's site and check out
the various shareware/freeware non-word tools there. www.helpmaster.com.
>2. I'm not very familiar with WordPerfect. If you create an .rtf
>file in Word Perfect, would links and formatting, and so on,
>remain intact if imported into an HAT, such as RoboHelp or Doc2Help?
You can bring an rtf file into most HATs but some, such a as Doc-To-Help use the
Word Doc format.
I hope that helps.
William Meisheid "Thoughts still and always in progress"
WUGNET/Help Authoring Forum Sysop & Microsoft MVP
Certified Baltimore/Washington area RoboHELP Training
Sageline Publishing 410.465.2040 Fax: 410.465.1812 http://www.sageline.com wgm -at- sageline -dot- com