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Subject:Putting in a good word for PDF From:Beth Kane <Beth -dot- Kane -at- VENTANA -dot- COM> Date:Wed, 16 Dec 1998 15:51:02 -0700
I just want to point out that there's a major bonus in receiving a
manual in PDF: you get to electronically search the whole doc. You don't
need to depend on someone's indexing ability to find something.
Because of this, I think all manuals should be provided in PDF even when
they're also provided in print. Give the users both!
Once people have located the section they want, they can print a small
page range that covers the subject. Rarely would they really need to
print the whole book.
I point this out in my instructions on using the PDF.