Re: techwr-l digest: November 02, 2005 - Re Education and Single Source

Subject: Re: techwr-l digest: November 02, 2005 - Re Education and Single Source
From: Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 3 Nov 2005 16:07:59 -0500


> Single sourcing: I recommend starting with
> RoboHelp as your single source. The output can
> be many things including HTML and Word files. I
> also agree that PowerPoint is not the best way to
> go and argue that Word as the source is BAD.
> Word brings huge amounts of useless crud into its
> HTML and other conversions. Ugly way to go.
> With RoboHelp, you have lots of options and
> cleaner HTML results also.

I disagree. RoboHelp is notorious for convoluted HTML (kadov-a-go-go)
and was not designed for a clean single-source workflow.

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