Error pages for ML help browser - who has some good writing skills?

Started by a1ex, October 12, 2012, 08:10:13 AM

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I'd like someone with good writing skills to check these pages, and maybe suggest better text.

Limitations: fixed-width font, max 58 characters per line.

For the "undocumented feature", you can also suggest a page with the proportional fonts normally used for in-camera help, but that one would require the user to copy new help files for it to work.

    bmp_fill(COLOR_BLACK, 0, 0, 720, 480);

    bfnt_puts("404 Undocumented Feature", 10, 20, COLOR_WHITE, COLOR_BLACK);
    bmp_printf(FONT_MED, 10, 100, "This feature is probably not yet documented.");
    bmp_printf(FONT_MED, 10, 120, "After all, we are programmers, not tech writers.");

    bmp_printf(FONT_MED, 10, 180, "But... you can simply try it and see what it does.");

    bmp_printf(FONT_MED, 10, 240, "Then, write a short paragraph to describe it,");
    bmp_printf(FONT_MED, 10, 260, "and we will include it in the user guide.");

    bmp_printf(FONT_MED, 10, 320, "Thanks!");


    bmp_fill(COLOR_BLACK, 0, 0, 720, 480);

    bfnt_puts("Help files not found", 10, 20, COLOR_WHITE, COLOR_BLACK);
    bmp_printf(FONT_MED, 10, 150, "Magic Lantern help files seem to have disappeared. Whoops!");

    bmp_printf(FONT_MED, 10, 250, "To browse help, please copy the DOC directory on your card.");

    bmp_printf(FONT_MED, 10, 350, "Or... just go out and take some pictures :)");



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