Re: Word '97 vs. Frame 5.1.1

Subject: Re: Word '97 vs. Frame 5.1.1
From: Mitch Berg <mberg -at- IS -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 1 Apr 1997 07:02:00 -0600

At 02:02 AM 4/1/97 EST, you wrote:
>On 3/31/97 Melonie wrote:
>
>> If compatibility ended, I would either spend a large amount of my
>> time typing or I would be creating manuals in Word. Either way,
>> it is alot easier just to port docs between programs.
>
>If push came to shove, try saving the Word document as a .txt file.
>You'll lose all your formatting (including tables), but it will still
>save you hours of retyping. Plus Adobe should be able to import ASCII
>text.

Not to start a holy war (pleeeeeeeeeeease!) but:

If I'm doing a large, complex project, I'll drop Word before I drop Frame.
If push comes to shove, I'll tell people to submit stuff in Notepad format.

I don't think it'll come to that - there's always a back door, so far,
between Word and Frame, as we've seen on this list.

I'm getting ready to junk Office and buy SmartSuite in protest.

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