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Subject:Re: Long Technical Documents From:Mean Green Dancing Machine <aahz -at- NETCOM -dot- COM> Date:Fri, 6 Jan 1995 15:55:04 GMT
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Edunetics <edunet -at- zeus -dot- datasrv -dot- co -dot- il> wrote:
>Has anybody successfully used Word 6.0 for long technical documents. My
>company is developing a windows based application which involves a few
>user manuals and a complete on-line help system. I am now using Word 6.0,
>but I understand that it just won't do the trick once my files get really
I used Word to create a ~120 page manual. It's tolerable, but I don't
recommend it. I wrote an article a while back about Word; if you search
the TECHWR-L archive for "aahz" and "wordperfect", you should find it.
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