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Subject:Re: RoboHELP vs. Acrobat From:DAVID IBBETSON <ibbetson -at- IDIRECT -dot- COM> Date:Tue, 6 Aug 1996 12:02:33 -0400
> We are about to convert about a dozen printed manuals (averaging about
> 500 pages each) into online documents. The source files are Word .DOC
files. > We have a very short turnaround time (about two weeks) and are
>considering using either RoboHELP to create .HLP files or Acrobat to
create >PDF files.
>Can anyone help steer us toward one product instead of the other? What
are >the pros and cons of each approach?
As I understand Acrobat, with the present release the document has to be
opened as a whole. If this is correct you would need to divide your 500 page
manuals into small chunks.
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