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What are the documentation tools?

Asked by Amit Yadav, Last updated: Apr 08, 2021

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Howard Reyes

Howard Reyes

Howard Reyes
Howard Reyes, Science Teacher, California

Answered Jun 25, 2020

Documentation tools are mainly used to create online documentation for various purposes, such as internal employee training, providing self-service to customers, documenting product details, and much more.

They can be used to create documentation for both internal and external use. While every tool is unique in its own way, there are certain key features that are indispensable. Some of these are:

  • An online editor that works like MS WordDocumentation tools are mainly used to create online documentation for various purposes, such as

  • Templates to give you a jumpstart for creating a document

  • Tooltips, lightboxes, and popups to decode jargon and provide additional helpDocumentation tools are mainly used to create online documentation for various purposes, such as

  • Setting roles and defining permissions of users

  • Setting conditions to hide or display content

  • Single Sign-On to authenticate users

  • Multiple language support to cater to a diverse audience

  • Multiple device and browser support

  • Revision history and version control

  • Vault that helps in recovering deleted content

  • Branding and customization options

  • Setting workflow rules and many more.

These are some of the key features that the best online documentation tools must have. They assist you in writing, editing, customizing, and finally publishing a document with the utmost ease.

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