Date: Mon, 06 May 2002 09:50:41 -0400

Author: Machele Cable

Subject: Re: Software for Creating Lab Manuals


I use Word, but put each lab into a different document to battle the 50+ pages
problem. Of course, this means a little more work on the page numbering...


"George M. Caplan" wrote:

> I am using MS Word to create lab manuals, which are often more than
> 80 pages. It cannot do some of the things I want it to do (e.g. put the
> footer where I want it
> on a page in landscape mode). Several times I have been told that Word is
> not
> good for big documents like these -- especially when they have diagrams in
> them.
> Have you all used other software? Framemaker? Quark Expires? etc.
> Also, have you all tried LaTex?

Machele Cable-----Lab Manager-----Wake Forest University

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