RE: Justifying FM

Subject: RE: Justifying FM
From: "Bowes, Rebecca" <Rebecca-Bowes -at- IDEXX -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 8 Apr 2013 13:38:34 +0000

[RB] The main issue I've had with InDesign is that its output can't be imported into Flare or RoboHelp (as far as I know). So, as someone else mentioned, InDesign may not be a good choice if you need online help. OTOH, FM content can be imported into RoboHelp and Flare, and perhaps into other HATs too (not sure).

A couple of other problems I've had with InD: my graphics tend to become misplaced, even if I anchor them, and I can't get autonumbered figure captions to work. Both of these cause me to spend extra time on final prep work before building PDFs. I never had those problem with FM. Of course, I'm not very skilled with InD, so THAT may be the real issue here :).

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