Technical writing newsletter 20: April 2007

Document status: archived

WinHelp legacy documentation

The WinHelp online help format is surprisingly popular, given its age. However, it is not supported in Microsoft Vista, and Microsoft recommends that you change to a different help format. If you still supply WinHelp with your software, TechScribe can help you migrate to a new format.

Industry profile

Mike Unwalla presented new techniques for web indexing to members of the Society of Indexers.

IBM expert Cerys Giddings has taken over from Mike Unwalla as Principal UK Expert, Software & Systems Documentation.


'User's Guide? What User's Guide?' is an excellent review of some of the excuses companies make for not providing a user guide with their software (

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