I have been asked to publish a book written in Word. I've not used Word,
nor do I own copy of it.
Maybe learning Word is simpler than converting the book to troff--which
I know well enough to manage the project with ease.
Any opinions on this? I've used Wordstar and WordPerfect, but neither
recently. I'm well-schooled in XyWrite, but this is a personal project
and the PC belong to My Corporate Masters. :-) (My own box is an elderly
Macintosh Plus with a failing power supply--but a modem that can reach a
The manuscript is now on a Macintosh, BTW. If I had a hard drive for my
Plus, I'd learn Word. I've got one reliable floppy and one unreliable
800K external drive; it doesn't look like good fit for Word. . . :-(
If I go to troff, is there any tool for making the conversion, or it is
strictly roll your own?
Thanks in advance,
: : -- the ghost of :
: Unisys has enough problems without being : Thomas Jefferson on :
: blamed for my personal opinions. : reading H.R. 1400