Re: InDesign woes

Subject: Re: InDesign woes
From: "Chris Morton" <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Collin Turner" <straylightsghost -at- gmail -dot- com>, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Mon, 12 May 2008 12:42:32 -0700

Dunno about ID, but I can tell you that FrameMaker is in *serious* need of a
100% rewrite. It doesn't even support drag 'n' drop editing, for crying out
loud. *What* year is it?

> Jagdriver

On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 10:39 AM, Collin Turner <straylightsghost -at- gmail -dot- com>
wrote:

> Afternoon all!
>
> InDesign (CS2). My company uses it, I'm learning to hate it. Not that
> it's a bad program, I just find it WOEFULLY lacking for documentation.
>
> Two questions:
> 1. Should I bite the bullet and find some workarounds for creating
> manuals in ID? (Some pointers would be great!)
> 2. Or should I start the painful process of convincing the powers to
> invest in other software (Such as Frame?...again, suggestions?)
>
> I am creating content from 10 - 300 pages in length. Photos,
> illustrations, technical, web and pdf content included.
>
> Thanks!
>
> -Collin
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