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fwiw, Adobe lists the new features of ID CS3. One paragraph says:
Robust long-document support
Maintain consistency and streamline the production of long documents using
advanced bullets and numbering, running headers and footers, and
synchronized master pages.
I have been looking at this closely with the new upgrades coming out. Looks
like it comes down to Design Premium and Web Premium. The central issue
being ID. Design premium costs $100 more for the upgrade, adds ID and loses
Fireworks and contribute.
I'm very interested in IDs applicability to my work, hate to lose Fireworks,
but I may go the Design route.
On 4/2/07, John Cook <john -dot- cook -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> On 4/2/07, Paul Pehrson <paulpehrson -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> > In any case, there are a couple of Frame 7.x features that InDesign CS2
> > doesn't have, which I think are critical omissions for anybody
> > replacing Frame with InDesign. These omissions include:
> > - Running Headers and Footers
> > - Cross References
> > - Conditional Text
> Excellent post. I nearly went batty looking for ways to do Running
> Headers / Footers and Cross References in ID, and finally found ways
> around them, but they weren't a) nearly as elegant, or b) nearly as
> obvious as the Frame solutions.
> I ended up using Section Markers in place of running headers and
> manually inserting hyperlinks instead of using the vastly more
> intuitive cross references, but both solutions felt kludgey compared
> to the Frame variations.
> I haven't had a need yet for conditional text, but it would be nice to
> have it in case I did.
> John Cook
> Technical Writer / Help Author
> john dot cook at gmail dot com
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