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Subject:Re: Opinions on "common ground digital paper"? From:Bill Burns <BillDB -at- ILE -dot- COM> Date:Fri, 15 Aug 1997 15:25:11 -0600
I've got the demo disk sitting in my file drawer. It uses the same
format as Envoy, which is a more mature product.
There are some attractive features to this format--the ability to embed
the document browser, reasonably good double-byte support, small file
sizes. However, my experience with Envoy with Tumbleweed Extensions is
that the graphics quality is not as good as PDF. Also, the editing tools
are pretty poor. You can add links and such, but it isn't all that easy
to do so. After testing both Common Ground and Envoy w/TWE, I decided to
stick with Acrobat and its quirks.
ILE Communications Group
billdb -at- ile -dot- com
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David [SMTP:dmgirard -at- CORNETLTD -dot- COM]
> Sent: Friday, August 15, 1997 5:23 AM
> To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> Subject: Opinions on "common ground digital paper"?
> Hi. I'm interrupting the recent rounds of analysis to ask if anyone
> else is using Common Ground Digital Paper (from Hummingbird
> Communications). We are looking for a solution to distribute our
> documents electronically without risking that they'll be easily
> Documents are produced in Word using Doc2Help.
> I've discovered some caveats with CG but so far so good. Does anyone
> know how it compares to Adobe Acrobat Distiller?
> -- David
> ---David M Girardot---dmgirard -at- cornetltd -dot- com------------
> --Senior Tech Writer & Information Specialist-------
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