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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
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:
http://forrest.apache.org/faq.html#edit-content

> 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 
http://forrest.apache.org/docs/your-project.html#sitemap.xmap

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

-- 
David Crossley


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