To use directly on the computer, I like more chm, if it is well done
and respect the standards of accessibility.
When I look for help on the internet, it seems preferable to html,
because it allows a great navigation versatility.
My team hasn’t told me which help format we
will be using for the online help. So, I thought I’d ask a
Which online help system do you prefer to
use and a brief why, a.k.a. does one grant you more
opportunities than another or is one more difficult with which
to make a screen reader work?:
Win Help (chm): old-style windows help system
with a content tree on the left, a large pane containing
information filling the right and center areas, and a header
across the top with forward, backward type buttons.
HTML Help: the design is similar to Win Help,
but the whole thing runs in a web browser—whichever one is
your default browswer.
PDF – Portable Document Format with proper