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dSKY
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I distribute my help files as .pdf
How do you do it?
Also if using pdf files , how do you create them (what software) ?

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Joost
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I’ve not made any files that required extremely long help files.. most of my applications are small enough to explain in a txt file ;)

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CodingJack
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I use Word with this plugin:

http://tinyurl.com/354van

I’m pretty sure OpenOffice comes with a “save as pdf” option too.

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dSKY
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Thanks CrackerJack :)

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wickedpixel
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Open Office is free and it rocks!
Has export for pdf files.

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Firsh
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I use msoffice 2007 word and distribute as a doc. PDF had jagged edges on the font, dunno why.

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potenzzza
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I made html help files from 1 year ago. I have made an html template for that. It’s pretty cool ! ;)

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fifty_tons
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I use word pad. I don’t export to pdf.

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marcfolio
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I use illustrator and indesign. My files are usually designed in Illustrator so I have a lot of source material I can reuse. In the end I want the user to be able to print a manual if needed.

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LGLab
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I use Dreamweaver and publish as HTML .

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