Re: RoboHelp 9 vs. Flare 7

Subject: Re: RoboHelp 9 vs. Flare 7
From: Julie Stickler <jstickler -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 7 Feb 2012 10:10:35 -0500

I know that. But I found Craig's recommendation, which mentions that
both handle WebHelp well, was a bit confusing. Really, if they both
handle it well, then what does he see as the difference?



On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 6:34 PM, Rick Stone <rstone75 -at- kc -dot- rr -dot- com> wrote:
> RoboHelp offers Word format as an output option. Seem's it's always offered
> that format. It does require that Word is installed in order to offer that
> option. I'm not sure if Flare has the same requirements.
>
>
> On 2/6/2012 5:13 PM, Julie Stickler wrote:
>>
>> On Fri, Feb 3, 2012 at 3:20 PM, Cardimon, Craig<ccardimon -at- m-s-g -dot- com>
>>  wrote:
>>>
>>> If your output is primarily WebHelp, then RoboHelp is the better
>>> selection.
>>> By the same token, if your output is PDF, WORD and WebHelp, then MadCap
>>> Flare is the better selection.
>>
>> So, if you're not single-sourcing, buy RoboHelp, but if you are
>> single-sourcing buy Flare?  Why not just go with Flare, because sooner
>> or later you KNOW someone is going to ask "Can you give that to me in
>> Word format?"
>>
>



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RoboHelp 9 vs. Flare 7: From: Cardimon, Craig
Re: RoboHelp 9 vs. Flare 7: From: Julie Stickler
Re: RoboHelp 9 vs. Flare 7: From: Rick Stone

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