RE: conditional text and MS-Word output

Subject: RE: conditional text and MS-Word output
From: "Ami WRIGHT" <techwr-l -at- amiwright -dot- com>
To: "Paul Hanson" <twer_lists_all -at- hotmail -dot- com>, "Monique Semp" <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net>, "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riveraintech -dot- com>, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2012 20:46:59 -0400

Thanks to all of you! This is good information. We'll definitely use it
when we test Word!

> Look at SmartDocs. Their product is a Word add-in. I also have
> experimented
> with Doc-to-Help and their conditional text output can be created in a Word
> environment but we will also have browser-based help as an output so
> HAT may not be for you.
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> Subject: conditional text and MS-Word output
> Hi everyone,
> We're trying to find the best tool to use for a project that is just
starting. We have two primary requirements:
> * robust conditional text
> * ability to ship output files as both PDF and MS-Word
> Currently on our list to test are Word, Open Office, and Latex. Has anyone
> used any of these tools with complex conditional text? Have you created
MS-Word output from either Open Office or LaTex? Any words of advice?
> there any other tools that we should look at that would satisfy both of our
> requirements?
> Thanks!
> -Ami

Ami Wright
"Technical" tech writer
Documentation and content creation
American with international experience
www dot amiwright dot com

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