How to write a Help file – what advice you you give to someone who was looking to write a Help file for the first time?
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The Microsoft Assistance Platform team is asking for people’s thoughts on this: What if WinHelp didn’t exist in the next version of Windows – codename Longhorn? You can comment on their blog here.
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Tags and tag navigation could offer a new and better way of finding and organising information on Web sites, Help files, procedure documents and Intranets. del.icio.us, flickr, technorati are examples of sites that use tags. These sites allow more than one person to tag a particular entry, and create multiple navigation routes, although it is… Read more »