Re: Document authoring Tool

Subject: Re: Document authoring Tool
From: Christopher Carmichael <chrisc -at- SYNERGYMICRO -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 16 Oct 1997 09:02:42 -0700

At 8:35 AM -0700 10.16.1997, Dennis DeMarco wrote:

>I have been using Word 97 as an authoring tool for our paper
>documentation (mainly since RoboHelp 4.0 requires it).

As President Clinton said, "I feel your pain."

> I already looked into Framemaker, but at $895.00
>its cost is prohibitive.

However, it does save time, money, misery and has is the best long-form
documentation package available.

However, despite the critic jabs at MS Word 8, it is a pretty powerful DTP/WP.
[Desktop publisher/word processor] Sometimes a writer as to make do with
what he or she has. Even WordPad is more powerful than the first WPs -- and
better than a IBM Selectric.

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