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Subject:RE: The Old Argument: FrameMaker vs. MS Word From:Johnson Andy <Johnson_Andy -at- prc -dot- com> To:TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Thu, 20 Jan 2000 17:31:46 -0500
I think the most important question is what are the requirements. Once you
determine the documentation requirements, then you choose the product. Word
is much easier to use, and as you stated, you already have it so it's no
cost to the company. On the other hand, it's less powerful in some respects
and can be quirky. BTW, don't formulate the requirements based on your own
> I'm employed now in a company that is starting a
> documentation department.
> When it came time to choose the tools, MS Word was already available;
> buying FrameMaker was only an added expense. Managers approving the
> purchase wanted to know if MS Word cannot do the job that
> FrameMaker does.
> - Maury