Not DITA. It's our own DTD. Fei Min
-----Original Message----- From: Writer [mailto:generic...@yahoo.ca] Sent: Thursday, November 21, 2013 1:51 PM To: Fei Min Lorente; firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: Choosing a Help Format By "structured", do you mean DITA or some other type of structured content? Nadine > >I’ve got documentation in structured FrameMaker 10 and Mif2Go. I’ve produced >Eclipse Help routinely in the past, but for the first time, we’re creating a >user interface in Visual Studio. We want to integrate the Help so that a >button or menu item in the UI will open a Help window, complete with a table >of contents and search facility. An index would be nice, and context-sensitive >links to the documentation would be nice, but are lower priority. > >The software is intended for Windows operating systems only, and it’s supposed >to be a standalone installation—no internet or network required. > >We are considering Microsoft HTML Help, but have a few concerns because it >seems somewhat dated and lacking in active development on Microsoft’s part. We >are also considering standalone Eclipse Help because it’s being maintained and >we can leverage our previous experience, but we are somewhat daunted by its >size and the fact that we couldn’t find anyone using it when they aren’t >producing an Eclipse-based product. WebHelp requires us to buy RoboHelp, which >isn’t out of the question, but I’m not sure we can justify the cost because we >don’t need it to run cross-platform nor from a server, and our developer is a >bit concerned about the uncompiled set of output files being too easy for >customers to mess with. Could anyone suggest any other Help formats we should >look at? Can anyone endorse a Help format or tell us which ones we should >avoid? Can anyone (besides Jeremy J) tell me about their experience with >OmniHelp? > >Fei Min Lorente >Senior Technical Communicator >Medical and Wireless Division >feimin.lore...@onsemi.com >+1 519-884-9696 ext. 2229 | Waterloo office >+1 519-831-4931 | mobile >+1 905-631-5724 | fax >www.onsemi.com _______________________________________________ You are currently subscribed to framers as arch...@mail-archive.com. Send list messages to email@example.com. To unsubscribe send a blank email to framers-unsubscr...@lists.frameusers.com or visit http://lists.frameusers.com/mailman/options/framers/archive%40mail-archive.com Send administrative questions to listad...@frameusers.com. Visit http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info.