How does DITA compare to a Help Authoring Tool?

One of the key questions when considering moving to the DITA authoring standard is: how is it different from what I have today? If you create technical documentation using a Help Authoring Tool, such as Flare or RoboHelp, you’ll probably want to compare DITA to these.

It’s not as easy a question to answer as you might think. As DITA is a standard rather than an authoring tool, you’re actually looking at two different things. However, let’s give it a go.

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