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I weighed 169 Saturday morning. Weigh ins are next Thursday so I think I'm safe.
Aside from making weight, I'm now healthy/skinny/etc. That puts me at the top of the range for my height on the doctors charts, and my body fat percentage is "athletic" so being on the high end isn't bad. I have a healthy hip to height ratio, etc. Nothing anywhere says I'm fat or unhealthy.
Now I get to stop dieting and begin maintaining! Well, not right now specifically. I have to wait until after the weigh ins to make sure I don't go up. But after that I get to be normal
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.-John Q. Adams You must accept one of two basic premises: Either we are alone in the universe, or we are not alone in the universe. And either way, the implications are staggering.-Wernher von Braun Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.-Albert Einstein
On line help is worth it's weight in gold - you can search it, it's as up-to-date as it gets. Wonderful.
But it does depend on who your users are - if they are production line workers (as was the case for the last major user manual I wrote) they don't have internet access (or PC's, since the night shift would steal the RAM and processors... ) so a paper manual is a must - if only so support can refer them to it!
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Our technical author swears by DocToHelp[^] partly because he uses Word to do the authoring (with a full review cycle workflow), and partly because he can produce HTML Help as well as web based help along with a PDF version if necessary. The big drawback, though, is that it's very expensive.
*pre-emptive celebratory nipple tassle jiggle* - Sean Ewington
It's also my understanding that doc-to-help is outstanding. And as you say, it can take the same text and format it in a lot of different output formats.
As for the price, in my opinion spending some money on good documentation pays in the end, so if I were on the deciding end, I wouldn't bitch too much about that.
Why can't I be applicable like John? - Me, April 2011 ----- Beidh ceol, caint agus craic againn - Seán Bán Breathnach ----- Da mihi sis crustum Etruscum cum omnibus in eo! ----- Just because a thing is new don’t mean that it’s better - Will Rogers, September 4, 1932
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