Re: Indexing tool?

Subject: Re: Indexing tool?
From: Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 6 Jun 2014 07:09:23 -0700

P.S. I do not want to take all of my Word chucks and create a massive DOCX
from them, as I haven't the patience to deal with Word crashing every time
I blink. But if I have to........

On Fri, Jun 6, 2014 at 7:07 AM, Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> I've spent the past several weeks recreating a several-hundred page user
> manual from another company's PDF version. Note that there is no Framemaker
> presence here.
> Because of the many changes I had to make, my methodology was to chunk the
> OEM manual into small bits and rework it in Word. I thought I would then
> create several smaller PDFs from my Word docs, then combine the PDFS using
> Acrobat Pro. So far, so good.
> In the middle of the night it occurred to me... how am I going to index
> the final user manual? I haven't a clue. I'd like to avoid Frame if I can
> (due to internal issues), but will make a pitch for it if there isn't a
> better way.
> Ideas?

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