RE: Frame Maker > Help > Frame Maker?

Subject: RE: Frame Maker > Help > Frame Maker?
From: "Dennis Cremin" <dpcremin -at- adelphia -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2003 22:34:08 -0400

I am working in the RoboHelp - Word - FrameMaker triangle myself. We are
creating help systems and then single-sourcing into doc format. Problem is,
some of the docs are upwards of 250 pages. Word formatting gets a bit
unforgiving in longer docs, so we have been moving them into FrameMaker.
Process is laborious, and the content sometimes gets out of sync between the
HTML and FrameMaker files. There must be a better way...


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[mailto:bounce-techwr-l-129423 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com]On Behalf Of Sean
Sent: Tuesday, August 12, 2003 6:47 PM
Subject: Re: FrameMaker > Help > FrameMaker?

It does sound like the best of your available
alternatives is FM --> RoboHelp --> print and online
help with manual synchronization of content updates,

FrameMaker + RoboHelp really is not the best way to
make online help, though; WWP does it much, much more
efficiently. (I half expect eHelp would agree, with
regards to content authored in FrameMake
itself--though they would probably politely suggest
just working in RoboHelp and taking FM out of the


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