RE: Two Professional Questions

Subject: RE: Two Professional Questions
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 27 Sep 2010 14:41:38 -0400

I'm thinking about all those tech writers who use Word to create
well-laid-out application documentation, and who aren't "faced with a
battle every step of the way."

What are they missing? Where have they gone wrong, without anyone

-----Original Message-----
From: Chris Morton
Sent: Monday, September 27, 2010 2:22 PM
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: Re: Two Professional Questions

As for Frame, it may be overkill, depending on both the project
requirements and the entity that is contracting you. For many smaller
projects, I believe InDesign is the tool of choice.

I would never consider Word for any application documentation, period.
It simply does not measure up as a layout application that also offers
things like TOC generation and the like. (Yes, Word can do be made to do
many of these things in a pinch, but you'll be faced with a battle every
step of the way.)

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