Re: .pdf vs. .html

Subject: Re: .pdf vs. .html
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2009 16:06:39 -0700

I wouldn't recommend FrameMaker without knowing more about the current
source format and the document, since it's expensive and has a steep
learning curve. You might be the first person I've ever heard
compliment its ease of use.

OpenOffice works with Word files, generates good PDFs with named
destinations, and is free.

On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 1:13 PM, <quills -at- airmail -dot- net> wrote:
> Adding to my last post on this topic, the tool you use for creation of
> you documents is very important. To create PDFs and use utilities to do
> this efficiently, I'd recommend a full featured product like Adobe
> FrameMaker. Even producing HTML I lean toward FrameMaker because of it's
> ease of use in design and structure.
> You could use Word, but that is a kludge, not a solution. ...

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