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Re: Can InDesign Handle TechDox?

Currently, ID lacks footnotes, autonumbering, named table formats,


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On 10/2/03 12:49 PM, "Bart Windrum" <bart.windrum@DiogenesInc.com> wrote:

> I'm going to pose slightly different questions than those I've seen once I
> became aware of the FM or IDCS thread...
> Due to impending personal migration to mobile computing under Mac OSX and
> Frame's apparent holdout on becoming modern -- and the hardware restrictions
> this tends to impose, I now wonder if ID might be a viable platform for our
> short-to-medium techdox needs (thus far ~275 pps max). I have just perused
> Adobes's "in depth" pubs on ID's capabilities; questions remain.
> Specifically regarding:
> - PDF bookmark generation and page numbering conversion
> - figure and table auto numbering and list generation
> - indexing niceties (I use a Frame plug that makes an index condition to
> easily hide/protect entries/markers from editing
> Has anyone actually switched from Frame to ID, or had enough ID hands-on to
> address these questions ... or raise other issues?
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