Seeking a solution

Subject: Seeking a solution
From: David Egyes <davide -at- MERCURY -dot- CO -dot- IL>
Date: Thu, 22 Aug 1996 18:58:59 +0100

Dear colleagues,

I'm turning to you for advice.

We're shopping for a comprehensive electronic publishing system that will
answer the production and distribution needs or our department and
company.

Assuming such a product exists, we'd like the ability to produce, from a
single source code:

* Printed manuals
* Online manuals
* Online help
* HTML documents

Currently, we're writing our documentation using FrameMaker, and then
converting our files in three different directions. This is proving
cumbersome.

For the online manuals, we'd like a viewer that:

* Offers strong search capabilities
* Displays graphics that are viewable and clear
* Can be provided at our customer sites for low or no cost

Currently, we're using Adobe Acrobat. We'd like a viewer that offers a
better search facility.

Even if you don't have time to offer an in-depth response, PLEASE LET US
KNOW WHAT YOU'RE USING, and if you're satisfied.

Thank you very much for taking the time to respond.

Regards,
Dave Egyes
Mercury Interactive

davide -at- mercury -dot- co -dot- il

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