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Subject:re:Choices other than Word From:jmaechtlen -at- amada -dot- com (Jay Maechtlen) To:"techwriter list (E-mail)" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Mon, 2 Oct 2000 08:31:07 -0700
Subject: strong disagreement
Dan Hall wrote
> Hello, Grace.
> Welcome to the wonderful world of technical writing.
> There are a number of choices of software for DTP out there besides Word.
> Quark Express, Adobe InDesign, and Corel Ventura are page layout programs,
> mainly used for magazine production, etc., although some tech writers do a
> bang-up job creating technical docs using them. Corel WordPerfect is very
Most users will agree, I think, that VP is not just a "page layout program"!
Its strengths include handling of books and long documents requiring
graphics, tables, and text.
However, many users find it quite capable for page layout as well.
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