Re: Tech Writing tools and Windows 8.1 migration

Subject: Re: Tech Writing tools and Windows 8.1 migration
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: Wed, 4 Feb 2015 16:28:03 -0800

>From an application perspective, there isn't much of a difference between
Windows 8.0 and Windows 8.1.

> Chris

On Wed, Feb 4, 2015 at 1:30 PM, Wroblewski, Victoria <
victoria -dot- wroblewski -at- necect -dot- com> wrote:

> Yeah.... did try the 3.0 version, and the web page only specifies up to
> Windows v8.0. We have emailed Steve about it, also. I'll cry if I have to
> drop PureText!
>
> - V
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dan Goldstein
> Sent: Wednesday, February 04, 2015 3:18 PM
> To: TECHWR-L (techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com)
> Subject: RE: Tech Writing tools and Windows 8.1 migration
>
> CNET says that you need PureText 3.0 to run on Windows 8. (I'm still on
> PureText 2.0 on my Windows 7 here.)
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Wroblewski, Victoria
> Sent: Wednesday, February 04, 2015 4:10 PM
> To: Technical Writing
> Subject: Tech Writing tools and Windows 8.1 migration
>
> So... IT has started moving us all to new laptops that use Windows 8.1.
> Time has come for the tech writing group to migrate, and our first snag has
> come up with PureText, which apparently crashed everything when the IT
> migration guy tried to run it on the first laptop he is trying to set up.
>
> We know our Adobe products should be okay (we are a Framemaker shop),
> unsure about some of our Frame add-ins and we shall see (biggest concern is
> Finalyser, which we use as our archive tool). Anyone else out there in
> tech writer land already have to move to Windows 8.1 and have any more
> ideas on what to expect?
>
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References:
Tech Writing tools and Windows 8.1 migration: From: Wroblewski, Victoria
RE: Tech Writing tools and Windows 8.1 migration: From: Dan Goldstein
RE: Tech Writing tools and Windows 8.1 migration: From: Wroblewski, Victoria

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