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> >QuarkXpress is really very much an advertising designer's or colour
> >publisher's tool. All my graphic deisgner friends use & love it - its great
> >for colour seps, etc - but then they don't notice the lack of automatic
> >TOCs, indexing, etc (and as one of them said, 'it's great for less than
> >three pages'). If you were using Ventura, and thinking of Framemaker, Quark
> >is probably not for you. It's certainly not something I'd think of for
> >technical publication.
> Quark is THE program in magazine and book publishing. The vast majority of
> magazines you see on newsstands, and books you see in bookstores, are done
> using Quark (Time, Newsweek, People, Details, USA Today, the list is
> endless). It is superb for long documents.
> TOC and Indexing does not come standard with Quark, but there are several
> extensions that do these functions.
> I've taught people to use Quark and to use PageMaker. Quark is much easier to
> learn than PageMaker. It works more logically and allows for more precise
> alignment and text adjustment.
I couldn't have said it (and did not say it) better myself.