In essence, both can do what you want. Structured language is easier to manage, but more difficult and expensive to initiate. Conditional text will work, you have to know what conditions are exclusive, which are inclusive with which scenarios, and structure the conditions that way. It can be tricky.
Scott Carl Yorke wrote: > Hi All, > > I came to tech writing late in life (ten years ago), so there's a lot > about it, and technology, that doesn't come naturally. > > > > I want to single source my install instructions. All outputs right now > are PDF, but I need to document how to install our product for > production, for QA, and for demos. In addition, the install instructions > vary depending on the hardware. > > > > Conditional text seems awfully complex for this situation, and I don't > even know if using structured FrameMaker is a possible solution. > > > > Any thoughts? > > > > Thanks, > > Carl Yorke > > TAG Systems > > Mountain View, CA > > _______________________________________________ > > > You are currently subscribed to Framers as quills at airmail.net. > > Send list messages to framers at lists.frameusers.com. > > To unsubscribe send a blank email to > framers-unsubscribe at lists.frameusers.com > or visit > http://lists.frameusers.com/mailman/options/framers/quills%40airmail.net > > Send administrative questions to listadmin at frameusers.com. Visit > http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info. > > >