Re: Is PageMaker Growing in Popularity? -Reply

Subject: Re: Is PageMaker Growing in Popularity? -Reply
From: Bill Sullivan <bsullivan -at- SMTPLINK -dot- DELTECPOWER -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 1997 09:47:16 -0700

>Bruce Byfield wrote:

>>I seem to be hearing more and more references to >>PageMaker being
= used for documentation. Does >>anybody else have the same

>To which Jane Bergen responded:

>>PageMaker is still my choice for quick reference >>cards,
newsletters, = brochures, or other design->>intensive projects of
about 6 pages or = less. I don't >>enjoy (understatement) dealing
with tables, indexes,
>>styles, and table of contents in PM.

And then Vicki Preston said:

>>I agree with Jane. PageMaker and other DTP programs such as Quark
(and, = yes, even MS Publish which I use to do our quick reference
cards because = the boss says so) are great for small,
design-intensive projects. For = manuals, though, forget it. DTP
programs simply have no clout when it = comes to TOCs, indexes and
the like.

OK, so what's the fav for TOCs, indexes, and suchlike? FrameMaker?
MS Word?

Bill Sullivan
bsullivan -at- deltecpower -dot- com
San Diego, California

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