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Subject:Re: Software for Documentation? From:John Posada <jposada01 -at- YAHOO -dot- COM> Date:Fri, 7 May 1999 13:18:21 -0700
You'd have to define "quality HTML (1)", but the
closest program I know that will DO all the items on
the list is FrameMaker.
> 1. Imports and exports quality HTML (not like MS
> 2. Handles conditional text
> 3. Handles basic graphics and tables
> 4. Can be used on a Windows-based machine or a UNIX
> 5. Imports and exports Word files
> Currently, all our documentation is on the Web in
> HTML format. We'd like to
> produce it in both HTML and PDF. Ideally, we would
> like to find an alternative to
> Powerpoint for creating our training in HTML.
(1) My definition of quality HTML is that it will be
read in all common browsers. There's a difference
between "quality HTML" and "quality HTML code". YMMV
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