Author Max

Author Max for Microsoft Office AutomationAuthor Max™ Supports Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint. Work faster and more productively by leveraging the capabilities of Microsoft Office, and eliminating roadblocks to power users. Author Max™ is already field-proven in the most demanding work environments.

What Our Users Say

“I came from FrameMaker authoring. The lure of conditional text drew me to Author Max. Thank you!” – Jennifer, Seattle, WA.

“We have reduced production overhead dramatically. I wish that we had found Author Max years earlier.” – Daniel, Chicago, IL.

How Do I Get Started?

Just let us know what you need, or reach out for an initial consultation. We’ll be happy to tell you what

Can I Customize Author Max™ for My Needs?

You can use Author Max™ in tandem with your own in-house templates. Customization of Author Max™ is available at reasonable hourly rates. Author Max™ works with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point in Offices 2003, Office 2007, Office 2010, Office 2013, and Office 2016.

Key Benefits

  • Sharp, Professional, Consistent:
    • Automatically insert front matter (cover page, notices, table of content and more), headers and footers, graphics and captions, and more.
    • Better looking output.
    • More consistent output.
  • Time savers:
    • Automated style clean-up.
    • Automated tables, figures, and references.
    • Paste-unformatted.
    • Automate repetitive tasks.
  • DITA/structured-like authoring tools within Word, such as:
    • Conditional text for single sourcing.
    • Reuse of content chunks.
    • Structured labelling for ISO and similar requirements (such as hazard warnings and cautions).
  • Absolute document quality.
  • Greater productivity. Customized XML Ribbons in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office and Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Pre-flight check for errors in styling, references, unmatched characters, embedded comments, revisions, and more.

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