instant HTML

Subject: instant HTML
From: LaVonna Funkhouser <lffunkhouser -at- HALNET -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 5 Feb 1996 09:09:20 -0600

Gord Varney wrote:

> My ideal solution would be an add-on to Word or Framemaker that allows
> me to use all the native features and functions and then, with the press
> of a button, produces HTML. Maybe I'm dreaming.

The closest thing to this I've played with has been HTML Transit. I've
only used the download version so far, but I think it is nifty. Programs
of this sort (template-based conversions) are probably the wave of
the future. (Maybe *I* like learning HTML codes, and maybe *You* like
it, but does everyone in your department need to learn HTML?)

Here's one thing that Transit did nicely: A few months ago we had some
headaches trying to convert docs with Word Equation Editor equations in
them to HTML. I asked around, but there seemed to be no easy way to do
this--I think we ended up remaking the equations in CorelDraw. I ran a
similar doc through HTML Transit in January, and voila! Instant HTML!
The equations were neatly inserted as .gif images. <BTW, it is supposed
to work with FramMaker, too, but not with Pagemaker. :( >

I tinkered for a minute or two with ALIGN codes to make them look perfect,
but that's quite minor compared to remaking all your equations.

As mentioned before, you can find it at

Also, although Mike New and the other folks I've met from InfoAccess are
nice, they've yet to pay me for my endorsements. (har-har) They'd
probably just be happy if I'd fork over the $$ to get the licensed version.
(I'm still working on the boss.) Hey, Mike, is this endorsement good
for a discount?? :-)

LaVonna F. Funkhouser, COREComm
lffunkhouser -at- halnet -dot- com (work)
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My opinions do not officially represent anyone other than me.

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