WordPerfect vs, MS Word (was: Re: [Ti] Re: OpenOffice on Mac)

Ardeshir Mehta ardeshir at mac.com
Sun Dec 4 16:31:58 PST 2005

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!

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