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help system

Software that provides assistance with a hardware device or with software. Help systems for Windows and the Mac have typically followed a common standard and used the same format (see Windows help system), while auxiliary help systems such as the Wizards in Windows provide alternate methods, the latter taking you through a step-by-step solution (see wizard). Today, many applications default to the Web and use HTML pages as their documentation. The Web affords a convenient way to keep documentation up-to-date for everyone. See online help and RTFM.
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9, an application used by software developers and technical authors to automate the creation of software help systems and user manuals.
RoboHelp is flexible enough to allow Help authors to have complete control over all aspects of the help systems they build, while automating the technical details.
The help system is comprehensive for both federal and state forms and there are program updates on the company's toll-free bulletin board.
Bringing a cloud-based wiki together with a desktop help system is a true industry milestone, and we're proud to be the organization that brought this innovation to the market," says Richard Rabins, Co-Chairman of Alpha Software.
Thus, users of the help system will be able to easily find the information they are looking for.
The new version of Doc-To-Help presents an innovative and exclusive way to author Help systems and printed documentation in HTML or Word.
RoboHelp 6 strongly reinforces Adobe's commitment to the technical communications market, giving authors what they need to easily develop, manage and maintain intuitive software help systems and knowledge bases.
The Online Help System in Amicore Clinical Management and its logical explanations make it easy for users to find the information they're looking for," said Tom Bober, office manager at Amicore customer Millennium Medical Services in Brooklyn, N.
0, a powerful new software solution that automates the deployment of customized content for the Web, Help systems, portable devices, PDFs and XML.
2 incorporates a completely new Help System developed by Designer Consulting, one of Silicon Valley's premier software Help System design consulting firms.
AnswerWorks' index-building engine analyzes a Help system and creates a linguistic image that describes the content of every sentence, storing words in root form along with information regarding the word use in context.
About Quadralay CorporationQuadralay Corporation is the leading provider of online publishing, Help system delivery, and content-review capabilities for Microsoft Word and Adobe FrameMaker users.