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>><snip>The first time
>>you insert a word into the front of a document and then have to wait while
>>all the other text repositions itself will convince you not to do your
>>original text creation in the dtp package.
>Bob Morisette added:
>I don't know about other dtp packages, but the above unqualified
>statement is NOT true for FrameMaker. I wonder what dtp makes you
>"wait while the other text repositions itself."
Ventura doesn't do this either. Occasionally I've had to wait a couple
milliseconds while a *page* reconstructs itself, but that's about it...
The other composition package I use, Document Science's CompuSet, doesn't do