Re: Linux equiv. to Framemaker?

Subject: Re: Linux equiv. to Framemaker?
From: "John McDermott" <jjm -at- jkintl -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Fri, 04 Aug 2006 14:05:32 -0600

Try Scribus It may not do all of the things FM does, but
it does an awful lot! Good PDF export, preflight checking, CMYK, etc.

I do like OO, but the powerpoint import/export is still not up to
production standards. I use Writer, but I need a ppt compatibility more


> Subject: Linux equiv. to Framemaker?

> Is anyone on the list using for writing manuals? I've
> just read an excellent article that makes a persuasive case that
> can do the job:
> Anybody doing this?
> Follow-up question: Is there a way to single-source print/pdf output and
> html help output from
> Thanks, everyone.
> -Nancy

John McDermott, CPLP, CCP
Writer, Educator, Consultant
jjm at
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