Robohelp 2000 Bible

Robohelp 2000 Bible

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This guide, endorsed by eHelp, offers explanations on everything from installing RoboHELP 2000 to creating many different types of online help systems, including WinHelp, HTML Help, WebHelp, and more. You'll also get expert advice on maintaining your system once you've created it.
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 966 pages
  • 188.2 x 234.4 x 47.5mm | 1,492.94g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764546449
  • 9780764546440

About John V. Hedtke

About the Authors John Hedtke is an international award--winning author with over two decades in the software business, including five years as a programmer/analyst and seven years in technical publications management. He has done 21 books on a wide variety of topics, including two books on MP3 files and how to create and use them and two books on assorted Windows shareware programs. John has also written more than 60 software manuals and online help systems and has published dozens of articles in magazines such as Windows, Publish!, PC Magazine, and Accounting Technology. He has won 19 regional and international writing awards to date. John does frequent speaking appearances and occasionally consults on how to set up Technical Publications departments. John is also very active in the Society of Technical Communication, of which he is a senior member and Past President of the Puget Sound chapter. John attended Reed College in Portland, Oregon, in the early 1970s. When not otherwise engaged at the computer, John cooks, plays the banjo, sings with The Washingtonians, and travels to other countries. John lives in Seattle with two large cats, pictures of which, along with a complete bibliography of books, articles, and awards, can be found at his Web site, http://www Elisabeth Knottingham has a bachelor's degree in Physics and English from the University of Washington in Seattle. She was a contributing author on Peachtree Complete Business Toolkit, in which she described in detail how to design and maintain a Web site from the viewpoint of a novice Web user and designer. Elisabeth has also done HTML consulting and training seminars for several companies and organizations and has conducted seminars in basic, intermediate, and advanced HTML, Java, and CGI for technical communications specialists. Her most recent book is the best--selling Visio 2000: The Official Guide. Elisabeth lives in Seattle with her husband, Lonnie Foster. They have two cats, who are larger and smarter than John's cats.
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Table of contents

Foreword. Preface. Acknowledgments. PART I: Getting Started. Chapter 1: Installing and Configuring RoboHELP Office 2000. Chapter 2: What Makes Help Help'? PART II: Creating WinHelp. Chapter 3: Creating Your First WinHelp Project. Chapter 4: Adding Jumps and Popups. Chapter 5: Adding Color, Formatting, and Special Effects. Chapter 6: Adding Simple Graphics. Chapter 7: Getting Fancy with Graphics. Chapter 8: Using Tables of Contents and Indexes. Chapter 9: Using Help Windows and Browse Sequences. PART III: Creating Advanced WinHelp Systems. Chapter 10: Understanding Macros. Chapter 11: Creating Context--Sensitive Help. Chapter 12: Linking to the Internet and Adding Multimedia. Chapter 13: Creating What's This? and Training Card Help. Chapter 14: Using RoboHELP Tools. Chapter 15: Managing Large Projects. PART IV: Creating HTML Help. Chapter 16: What Is HTML Help? Chapter 17: Using RoboHELP HTML. Chapter 18: Creating Your First HTML Help Project. Chapter 19: Creating Outstanding Topics. Chapter 20: Creating and Adding Graphics. Chapter 21: Adding Windows, Popups, and Special Effects. Chapter 22: Using Styles. Chapter 23: Creating a TOC and Index. PART V: Creating Advanced HTML Help. Chapter 24: Using Reports and Compiling. Chapter 25: Creating Context--Sensitive HTML Help. Chapter 26: Using Forms and Frames. Chapter 27: Programming for HTML Help. Chapter 28: Examining WebHelp, JavaHelp, and Other Help Systems. Appendix A: The WinHelp HPJ File. Appendix B: WinHelp Footnote Symbols. Appendix C: Reports. Appendix D: Resources. Appendix E: Installing RoboHELP 2000. Appendix F: HTML Quick Guide. Appendix G: What's on the CD--ROM? Glossary. Index. End--User License Agreement. CD--ROM Instructions.
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