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Do your research. Search those archives. I think it is safe to say that when
you are done, based on creating big documentation and big documentation sets
in a collaborative environment where everyone is standardized n the same
application, you're right...Frame will probably be it.
Note: if price is factor-1, then it doesn't matter...you'll end up with
Word...at almost $880 or so a pop vs the nominal price for Word, they are
>do research. (Who knew that research was part of tech writing?)
I hope this was tongue-in-cheek.
Senior Technical Writer
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From: Leonard Marks [mailto:merrispapa -at- yahoo -dot- com]
Sent: Wednesday, September 04, 2002 1:30 PM
Hello all...newbie here on techwr-l. I landed the job of tech-writer
because, I think, I could run the spell-checker. Well maybe more than
that, but I kinda fell into this.
So this is my question: I'm working with a group at the very beginning of
a long, multi-volume user documentation project. We're just starting to
scout for DTP packages. Everything I've heard or read recommends
FrameMaker, so that was what I advised. But Nooooooooooooo...we've gotta
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