RE: FOSS like FrameMaker

Subject: RE: FOSS like FrameMaker
From: "technical writing plus" <doc-x -at- earthlink -dot- net>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2008 18:30:10 -0600

[1] Glad that someone remembered Lyx-I couldn't remember the name, earlier
today. I knew it was a short computer-esque sounding name.

[2] I was going to suggest Latex as a very close approximation, in the FOSS
world, to Framemaker. I think that most technical publications people would
not know of Latex simply because it is academically-oriented.

[3] By the way, what is an 'overlay'?

Jim Jones

-----Original Message-----
Try Lyx which is an overlay for Latex...Lech

On Feb 18, 2008 4:28 PM, <wendy_lewis -at- goodyear -dot- com> wrote:
> Does anyone know of a Free Open Source Software package for Linux that is
> similar to FrameMaker. I'm only aware of Open Office, and need a more
> Frame style approach...


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