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From: Kent Newton <kentn -at- METRIX-INC -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 18 Jun 1996 09:13:00 PDT

On Tuesday, June 18, 1996 9:55 AM, Shannon Kelly wrote:
>I need to establish a procedure for converting large numbers of
documents
>created with various software packages, e.g., Word, PageMaker,
QuarkXpress,
>Excel, Lotus, FrameMaker, IslandWrite, to HTML for our Internet site.

>The FrameMaker converters I have used (WebWorks and the FrameMaker 5
HTML
>Converter) are not trivial to use. Is Internet Assistant still the
choice for
>Word to HTML? How about PageMaker and QuarkXpress to HTML converters?

>Instead of using these HTML convertes, has anyone thought of using
anything
>like a translator to divide the document into chunks of text, add
hypertext
>links, and basic HTML tags for headlines, paragraphs?

I've never used it, but I've read about a product called HTML Transit
which takes source files from a variety of formats, runs them through an
HTML template you create, and converts those divergent source files into
a cohesive HTML document. Supposedly, the HTML template can be set up to
convert a variety of styles or tags into the same HTML code. It
allegedly works with native formats, not just RTF.

HTML Transit is released by InfoAccess (formerly OWL International). For
more information, you can contact InfoAccess at:

info -at- infoaccess -dot- com

Of you can visit their web site at:

http://www.infoaccess.com

Again, I've never used it, I'm not endorsing it, and I have no connection
whatsoever with InfoAccess. I just thought the product may meet your
needs. (If you try it, let me know what you think of it: I may need to
do the same thing to our documents.)

Kent Newton
Senior Technical Writer
Metrix, Inc.
kentn -at- metrix-inc -dot- com

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