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Offline Orangy Tang

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« Posted 2004-02-02 14:04:30 »

If anyones actually tried to do anything useful with V-Script you'll probably have found it pretty confusing, mainly due to the way it assumes you actually know what you're doing. Now I really need a user manual to go with it to explain how to actually work the thing.

So far I've come up with a few main sections:
- Quick start. Really simple, step by step guide to doing something really basic to get someone started.
- Tool overview and concepts. Ideas behind the system, general high level description.
- Mode docs. VScript works in one of three modes. This gives a description of each and what each does.
- Global controls. Description of controls avalible in all modes (like most of the menu items).
- FAQ. Suggestions welcome!

Does this seem reasonable? Any major sections that I appear to have missed out?

I'm probably going to write it in HTML, as I seem to remember there being a HTML Swing widget i can hijack to display it as a help panel (or would it be better to launch the users browser?). Is there some other, better method I should be doing this by?

Thanks

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Offline princec

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« Reply #1 - Posted 2004-02-02 15:16:45 »

The Swing HTML widget is excellent for this sort of thing, if a little awkward to code for.

Cas Smiley

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