Software Manual Access

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Make the software and hardware pdf manuals accessible from the Help tab. Put these files in every update of SSDR and put a link on the Help tab. Maybe more will then read the manuals.
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Ken Davis

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Michael Coslo

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Nah, not reading the manual is almost a law of nature! 8^)
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Steven G1XOW

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Best way is just a button in the help/about menu which opens a hyper-link which opens the *current* manual online. Most decent software already does this: HRD, N1MM+, DDUTIL, LOG4OM etc. etc.

Simples!
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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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I guess we are indecent.
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Ken Davis

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Tim - What I meant in my comment was how Steve described the access was a great way to say what I was saying. I think the manuals are two of the best help documents available for any software or hardware. Sorry for any ill feelings.
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Steven G1XOW

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Tim, in British English language decent and indecent are not simple reciprocal adjectives!

decent, adjective: conforming with generally accepted standards of respectable or moral behaviour. Synonyms: satisfactoryreasonablefairacceptableadequatesufficient, sufficiently good, good enough, ample, up to scratch, up to the mark, up to standard, up to par, competent, not bad, all rightaveragetolerablepassablesuitable;

indecent, adjective: not conforming with generally accepted behaviour, especially in relation to sexual matters. Synonyms:obscenedirtyfilthyrudecoarsevulgargrosscrudebawdylewdracyrisqué,salaciouswickedimproperindelicateunseemlyimpuresmuttyspicyrawoff colourribaldRabelaisianlasciviouslicentious
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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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Steve - You missed my sarcasm.  I grew up with Brittish expats and know the language variations and most slang very well.  I felt your characterization of our products being unsatisfactory, inadequate, insufficient, not sufficiently good (all antonyms of "decent") just because of an omission of a minor feature such as a URL to the online doc was a little extreme.  Hence my "indecent" comment.

In general, it is usually best not to slag off, mate if you are wanting to get at new feature added to the software (see how I worked in a little Brittish slang, there ;-).
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Ken Davis

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Michael - that's funny
Steve - Exactly. You said it a lot better than I did. I bet even Michale would at least open it to look at the pictures. Hihi

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