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From: Ed Nixon [mailto:ed -dot- nixon -at- LynnParkPlace -dot- org]
Sent: Saturday, December 11, 1999 8:46 PM
To: 'David M. Brown'; 'TECHWR-L'
Cc: 'Heit, Debra'
Subject: RE: Explain HyperText Studio?
This may be the time to bring up AuthorIT again. It has
popped up on the
list repeatedly over the past 2+ months. The company is
based in New
Zealand, I think. They have customers in the NZ Government.
I believe it
does require MS Word be installed although the actual
editing of content
need not be done with word; there is a built in topic
On the surface, it seems well designed, by folks who have
some documentation. It is quite young but seems healthy and
on the move.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: bounce-techwr-l-19740 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
> [mailto:bounce-techwr-l-19740 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com]On Behalf
Of David M.
> Sent: Saturday, December 11, 1999 5:35 PM
> To: TECHWR-L
> Cc: Heit, Debra
> Subject: Re: Explain HyperText Studio?
> "Heit, Debra" wrote:
> > ... I need to start looking at authoring tools which are
> > solutions and easier to use. Need WYSIWIG. Need ease
> > Need stability. Need speed. Need control. Need
> I've never used HyperText Studio
> but it has a good reputation, and its producer (Stefan
> is very responsive.
> I'd also suggest you look at ForeHelp (http://www.ff.com).
> Your list of needs is a subset of its list of features.
> I can't see how you could go wrong with either of these
> tools, as long as you're not tied to Word as an authoring
> I've used Word for so long that I'd have trouble switching
> anything that I've seen yet; but I wish someone would come
> with a better help authoring experience.
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