Re: That FrameMaker / Word thang...

Subject: Re: That FrameMaker / Word thang...
From: "Bill Swallow" <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Gay Alson" <GAlson -at- nsbgroup -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2006 13:58:02 -0500

> * Use conditional text (or an alternative) to enable source docs to
> serve various audiences. (Help is not an issue.)

Word has conditional text???

> * Handle various document types, most of which (a) contain numerous
> graphics and tables, (b) require the use of autonumbering and autobulleting
> and (c) run to several hundred pages in length.

Word is nototious for barfing on heavy numbering and long documents.

> * Manage multi-file documents ("books" in FM), including (a) search &
> replace across multiple chapters, (b) reliability in handling page
> numbering/sections/headers & footers, and (c) solid cross-reference, TOC and
> index performance.

Word's Master Document feature leaves much to be desired.

Bill Swallow
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