RE: The case against M$ Word

Subject: RE: The case against M$ Word
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2008 20:40:26 -0400

Consider framing your argument as, "MS Word is inadequate for *our*
software manual production." Focus on your company's specific needs,
personnel, skill sets, etc.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chris Morton
> Sent: Tuesday, October 28, 2008 7:53 PM
> To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: The case against M$ Word
> I'm preparing an executive summary as to why M$ Word is not
> an adequate tool for software manual production and why Adobe
> InDesign is a superior choice for the task at hand.
> (FrameMaker is more than this company needs.)
> Just a few weeks ago I participated in a thread whereby a
> techwr-l newbie inquired about the tools of the trade. In
> that thread, there were many reasons given why Word is
> insufficient. Can someone please point me to that thread, or
> others that support my view?

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