RE: Can Frame do conditional texts for multiple print docs?

Subject: RE: Can Frame do conditional texts for multiple print docs?
From: "Brierley, Sean" <Sean -at- Quodata -dot- Com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2001 10:27:36 -0400


Conditional text can hide text based on conditions you choose. So, just as
you can tag text (or graphics in frames) as online- or print-only, so, too,
can you tag it with a version number.

However, use of conditional text does take some careful planning. It is best
not to overlap conditions, though you can. If the documents are small
enough, sometimes it makes sense not to use conditional text because of the
management overhead. Similarly, if you do not actually reuse a lot of
content, then conditional text makes less sense.

However, the answer is, "yes, conditional text can do that and can do it
quite smartly if you preplan your use of conditional text."


sean -at- quodata -dot- com

> -----Original Message-----
> From: crawfoa -at- allegiance -dot- net [SMTP:crawfoa -at- allegiance -dot- net]
> Sent: Tuesday, April 17, 2001 11:57 AM
> Subject: Can Frame do conditional texts for multiple print docs?
> I am considering lobbying my manager to invest in Frame. I know it can set
> conditional text for print versus online Help output, but can it also
> create conditions for multiple versions of the same medium?
> We provide different audiences with customized wireless tools and I need
> to
> produce as many as five versions of the same printed document and keep
> them
> all current yet distinct.


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