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Subject:DTP survey results From:Kris Olberg <kjolberg -at- IX -dot- NETCOM -dot- COM> Date:Mon, 23 Dec 1996 18:10:16 -0800
Sometime ago, I asked TECHWR-L and TECHCOMM listserv members to send me an
e-mail indicating which DTP (desktop publishing) application they use.
I received a total of 86 responses. Some responses indicated that they used
more than one package, so I tallied all packages indicated (for example, if
an e-mail said "I use Word and Frame," I added one to the Frame tally and
one to Word). Also, some indicated preferences; however, no opinions are not
reflected in the numbers below.
Although I did not specifically request location information, I did receive
some. I tallied the numbers according to large geographical groupings such
as US?Midwest, Canada?East, and so on. The sample is too small for any
statistical analysis. They do hint that Frame is a popular package on the
West Coast of the U.S.
Here are the results, listed in order:
1 Xerox products
1 Word Pro
1 Ami Pro
1 Serif?s Page Plus
2 Word, 2
2 Frame, 2
1 Xerox products
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