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