Suggested formats for ReadMe.txt

I need to write a ReadMe.txt file which will be used to support the program I am writing. There will be topics, a purpose, detailed explanations and user stories.

Can anyone suggest a format that might work for me? Also, if you think Word would be better because of the control over fonts an dpoints sizes, please say so.

Thanks,
newbieweb
newbiewebSr. Software EngineerAsked:
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KCarney81Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Actually .rtf or .txt are more universal in terms of platform and for those who do not use Word or OpenOffice.
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Paul_McClureConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Word is not a good idea as not all user's would be able to open the file. There's a reason most readme files are .txt but if you feel the need for different fonts and formatting I would use a .pdf file.

If you do want custom formatting you can desing the document in Word and then use freeware software (such as CutePDF -http://www.cutepdf.com/products/cutepdf/Writer.asp) to convert it to .pdf.

Hope it gives you some ideas
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newbiewebSr. Software EngineerAuthor Commented:
Actually, this is for internal use and everyone has Word. I'd rather that everyone can read/write, so would rather not require a PDF file editor.

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newbiewebSr. Software EngineerAuthor Commented:
Thanks.
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