I just started a new job, after a few years of independent
consulting, and was shown my desk and introduced to RoboHelp. First
impression was "Danger Will Robinson!" (pun intended), and it took
a while to get used to it - I was expecting a learning curve like
going from WordStar to WordPerfect for Windows 3.1 (Uh oh, showing
my age...). RH is truly complex and quirky, just like my old friend
WordPerfect . (I am using Linux at home, and it's all OpenOffice
for me now).
Actually within a week, I not only have a nifty .CHM file but
a 52 page Word document, with a RH generated TOC, Glossary, and
Index. Wow, I say! Impressive.
BTW, I have a minor problem I can't figure out, posted at
"Printed Documentation", (a few manual edits can resolve it, but
I'd just like to know why this happens, and if I can get RH to not
You have just joined a really great groups of users. While RH
can be "complex" and indeed is quirky, in no time you will learn
the ins/outs and what to avoid - especially if you search this
forum. If a search doesn't produce an answer, ask!
(BTW, I really miss WordStar but OpenOffice is a really nice
program...just wish RH worked with it.)