Re: Future Tech Writer with Software Questions

Subject: Re: Future Tech Writer with Software Questions
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: Dan Goldstein <DGoldstein -at- nuot -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2015 12:34:50 -0700

It's hard for me to believe that if a company properly calculated the
total cost of authoring tools it would choose Word over a professional
tool such as Flare or FrameMaker.

In my experience, such false economies reflect general bad practices
throughout a company. Maybe there are exceptions.

On Fri, Jun 26, 2015 at 12:24 PM, Dan Goldstein <DGoldstein -at- nuot -dot- com> wrote:
> So you're saying that efficient work that yields high-quality documentation for a successful company... that's Dilbert-land?
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robert Lauriston
> Sent: Friday, June 26, 2015 3:17 PM
> To: TECHWR-L (techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com)
> Subject: Re: Future Tech Writer with Software Questions
>
> You don't rely on Word's toolbar / ribbon to get complex numbering to behave reliably, do you?
>
> I didn't say it's impossible, only that you need to use advanced techniques and it's a ticket to Dilbert-land.
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References:
Future Tech Writer with Software Questions: From: Craig Lashley
Re: Future Tech Writer with Software Questions: From: Laura Phillips
Re: Future Tech Writer with Software Questions: From: Chris Morton
Re: Future Tech Writer with Software Questions: From: Robert Lauriston
RE: Future Tech Writer with Software Questions: From: Dan Goldstein
Re: Future Tech Writer with Software Questions: From: Robert Lauriston
RE: Future Tech Writer with Software Questions: From: Dan Goldstein

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