Re: InDesign woes

Subject: Re: InDesign woes
From: "Collin Turner" <straylightsghost -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: WilliamFLawrence -at- eaton -dot- com
Date: Tue, 13 May 2008 11:08:58 -0600

I do appreciate your help Bill, and I'll tell you honestly - I'm
probably going to simply recommend the upgrade to CS3 and *not* the
migration to FrameMaker.

Why? Because I'm okay being versatile and it would simply be an easier
sell. Strategically, I want some other software down the line that
will be far more beneficial...it's not ideal for ME, but hey, there is
never a perfect tool! I've used FrameMaker before and it wasn't my
favorite then, I doubt it will be now.

Plus, some of our layouts are pretty fluid...I have a feeling our
Graphic Designer and I would have grief over getting FM and ID to play
nice when it came time to print....oye.

So, it's all about economics, politics and quid-pro-quo. Give a little
to get a little.

Thanks for the help!

-Collin

On Tue, May 13, 2008 at 10:36 AM, <WilliamFLawrence -at- eaton -dot- com> wrote:
> I think you'll like InDesign CS3 a lot better, should you go that route.
> I suspect you'll be happier with Framemaker because it's more familiar
> to you. By the way, there is a tool called InCopy which was designed as
> an authoring application. However, it is less than InDesign, not more.
> CS3 has a lot of text editing power.
>
> I'm going to let this go at this point, as this is turning into a
> "religious" discussion about tools which is always counterproductive. My
> original intent was merely to offer help with using InDesign.
>
> Bill
>
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Re: InDesign woes: From: Collin Turner
RE: InDesign woes: From: WilliamFLawrence

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