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Subject:Re: HTML vs. PDF vs. HELP From:Bill Burns <BillDB -at- ILE -dot- COM> Date:Tue, 12 Aug 1997 08:10:47 -0600
I think Envoy with Tumbleweed extensions will create bookmarks. I just
evaluated Tumbleweed Publishing Essentials, and I'm choosing to stick
with PDF. Some of the features are excellent--embedding the browser in
the document, more editing options. However, the UI for Envoy
w/Tumbleweed isn't very intuitive, and the technical documentation reads
more like marketing literature. The real clincher was the quality of
graphics in Envoy--double-plus ungood.
In hoping to find more dynamic solutions than PDF, but until one becomes
available that allows some printed page control, I'll be sticking with
ILE Communications Group
billdb -at- ile -dot- com
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dave Chisma & Gail Hodgson [SMTP:chisma -at- C031 -dot- AONE -dot- NET -dot- AU]
> Sent: Monday, August 11, 1997 4:06 PM
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> Subject: Re: HTML vs. PDF vs. HELP
> > Files produced by Tumbleweed Envoy. It's a competing technology to
> PDF. An
> > envoy print driver is bundled with WordPerfect 6.1, and I've also
> seen it
> > listed in the same breath as Novell products. The only place I've
> ever seen
> > EVY files is on Tumbleweed's home page.
> Coincidentally, I looked at an Envoy file only yesterday. A friend was
> raving about WordPerfect's on-line manual. I routinely make on-line
> manuals from FrameMaker and was curious about what tool Corel
> WordPerfect was using.
> The differences I could see in the brief look I had was that PDF has
> advantages of:
> - a Bookmark window to jump into the document;
> - hot-links to cross-references
> The only links I could find in the Envoy manual was from the TOC.
> Perhaps others are optional.
> Dave Chisma
> chisma -at- c031 -dot- aone -dot- net -dot- au
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