Re: Which came first: the manual or the help?

Subject: Re: Which came first: the manual or the help?
From: "Mark Baker" <mbaker -at- omnimark -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 14 Sep 1999 14:58:02 -0400

Aoidìn Scully wrote

>>When you're creating both a manual and online help for an application,
which
>>do you create first?
>>
>>I always thought it was easier to create a manual and then base the online
>>help on that...but others in my group do it the other way round.


We create a structured information set and then derive both the manual and
the online help from the information set.


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