Re: PageMaker to HTML

Subject: Re: PageMaker to HTML
From: LaVonna Funkhouser <lffunkhouser -at- HALNET -dot- COM>
Date: Sun, 4 Aug 1996 17:02:37 +0000

> Marret Kauffner <mkauffner -at- CERACAMB -dot- COM> wrote:
> Subject: PageMaker to HTML

> I'm charged with finding a quick and efficient method of converting
> new and legacy PageMaker files to HTML so that they can be posted on
> the Web....

> I don't know which version of PageMaker you are using, but I have read that
> PageMaker 6 for Windows has an HTML Author plug-in that lets you convert
> text and graphics into HTML for publishing documents on the Web. Apparently
> there is more info on their home page,
> Marika Piehler, Technical Writer

I've used the PM>HTML plugin, and I was not satisfied with it. It
did not interpret a 2-column layout correctly.

I prefer to take our legacy documents to PDF instead of HTML if
they are in PageMaker. Besides the fact that it works better, there
is another reason: PM docs are usually in a page-paradigm,
layout-intensive format. PDF (Acrobat) files keep the page-
paradigm formatting.


LaVonna F. Funkhouser lffunkhouser -at- halnet -dot- com
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