On 4-Dec-05, at 7:17 PM, Chris Olson wrote: > On Dec 4, 2005, at 5:56 PM, Ardeshir Mehta wrote: > >> But isn't MS Word at present up to the mark for most large heavily >> formatted technical documentation/layout? > > Word integrates very poorly with Acrobat Pro and Photoshop, which > is our other two main applications for preparing technical > documentation. The other factor is training and support. Adobe's > training programs are simply far superior to Microsoft's, or > anything we can get from the local colleges for training on > Microsoft products. Ah, yes, this is *very* true. Oh well. A pity, because now in doing one of the things the Mac was always strong in, namely publishing, layout and typesetting, people will increasingly go over to Windows machines!