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Subject:FAR and Help 2.x for .NET (was: .net and Help) From:John Wilcox <JWilcox -at- zetron -dot- com> To:'TECHWR-L' <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Tue, 2 Mar 2004 11:12:33 -0800
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bill Swallow [mailto:wswallow -at- nycap -dot- rr -dot- com]
> Sent: Monday, March 01, 2004 8:00 PM
> Subject: RE: .net and Help
> Help for .NET-born applications or help for integration
> within Visual Studio .NET?
Help for applications developed using C# and Visual Studio .NET.
> I guess eHelp isn't aware of FAR... ;)
I myself only became aware of it recently, while researching possible
upgrade paths for our help development environment. I looked at this site
rather briefly, dismissing it because:
1) Some help authors (like some programmers) want to stay as far away from
the actual code as possible, and I suspected FAR would require them to get
their hands dirty.
2) Corporately, we tend to shy away from shareware. Isn't it funny how
companies will pay a thousand bucks for something but not $45?
Are any of you help authors actually using FAR as your standard HAT, in lieu
of RoboHelp or WebWorks Publisher, where your content source is FrameMaker
John Wilcox, Technical Writer