RE: InDesign CS2 file to Web topics?

Subject: RE: InDesign CS2 file to Web topics?
From: "Daniel Ng" <kjng -at- gprotechnologies -dot- com>
To: <johnstonbrigitte -at- yahoo -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 10 Oct 2008 15:11:01 +0800

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Not affiliated in anyway, but it seems like something you might be

Daniel Ng

-----Original Message-----
From: Brigitte Johnston [mailto:johnstonbrigitte -at- yahoo -dot- com]
Sent: Friday, October 10, 2008 2:05 AM
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: Re: InDesign CS2 file to Web topics?

I just wanted to say THANKS to everyone who responded on this topic. All of
it was helpful, to be sure. This is going to be a longer road than the VP
wants, but it's on the agenda for 2009. In the meantime, I have some
breathing room, and alot of research/evaluating to do; if there is/was
anyone in a similar situation, I'd love to hear which way you're going (or
went) and why.

Brigitte Johnston

--- On Thu, 10/2/08, Brigitte Johnston <johnstonbrigitte -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote:

> From: Brigitte Johnston <johnstonbrigitte -at- yahoo -dot- com>
> Subject: InDesign CS2 file to Web topics?
> To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Date: Thursday, October 2, 2008, 4:06 PM Hello all -
> My company has recently produced a new (paper) manual using InDesign
> CS2. The manual was put together by a graphic designer (with my help!)
> because it was a rush job, and I did not know the software (and didn't
> have it on my machine -- I've been using Word for the last 7 years!).
> So, as I'm sitting here teaching myself InDesign (I'm just getting
> started - today), I get a call from one of our VPs asking "What would
> it take to put portions of that manual into a format accessible via
> the Web?" He wants parts of this manual (topics) accessible and
> printable individually, but he does not want people to be able to just
> print the entire manual. We'd like to have something resembling help
> topics, not just pages of the PDF'd manual (although that may be the
> first version, just to get them out there).
> Can someone point me in the right direction? Does this require
> additional software, or can these topics be generated from the
> InDesign files? (There are several files, one for each chapter, put
> together as one PDF.) If we can use InDesign, what's the function I'm
> looking for?
> The graphic designer is also looking into this, but I thought I would
> ask all of you as well. The more I can get my hands in this the
> better!
> Many thanks in advance for any morsels of wisdom you can spare. Time
> is of the essence (as usual).
> Brigitte Johnston


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