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Help in the application

Johan Vandevenne
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Joined: Jun 03, 2001
Posts: 10
Hello,
I'm finishing my FBN application and I would like to know if it is needed to have help in the application itself.
I explained how to use the application in the readme.txt file, but maybe it is needed or nicer to provide it in the application as well.
Thanks..
Johan
Thomas Fly
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Joined: Sep 09, 2002
Posts: 164
My requirements state something to the effect that the help "may" be online (meaning accessible from a help menu item).
I think it would be a good idea, since what self-respecting app doesn't have "online" help? That doesn't mean your entire documentation (e.g., design decisions) has to be online.
[ October 16, 2002: Message edited by: Thomas Fly ]

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Juan Katabasis
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Joined: Jun 20, 2001
Posts: 46
i am also finishing mine and i have a help menu item wich opens a jdialog to show some html help with nice images
[ October 16, 2002: Message edited by: Jaun Katabasis ]

Regards<br />J.
Johan Vandevenne
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Joined: Jun 03, 2001
Posts: 10
Ok, thanks alot guys...
 
 
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