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From David Crossley <>
Subject Re: Question from a newbie
Date Mon, 18 Oct 2004 04:34:07 GMT
Linda Rose wrote:
> I'm new to this group ... apologies in advance if this is a stupid question.
> I've just started looking at Forrest (at the suggestion of a programmer). My
> background is in commercial software documentation, where we used Framemaker
> to create online and print software documentation. I've recently changed
> positions to one in a University, where I'm looking at Forrest to do
> documentation.
> My questions are: what tool do you use to author your content in?

I just added an FAQ to answer that:

> Can I use XML output from Framemaker?

Does this output have a well-defined structure?
If so, then the answer is yes. Follow the techniques
described at

However, you should first get started with Forrest
and then move on to such advanced applications.

David Crossley

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