Artifact Details

Title

Ashton-Tate announces Byline, PC desktop publishing software for business professionals

Catalog Number

102770177

Type

Text

Date

1987-08-04

Publisher

Ashton-Tate

Identifying Numbers

Other number doc-4471f5fd362f6 Deprecated ITCHP Number

Extent

2 p.

Description

Press release to announce Byline, an IBM PC desktop publishing software product that allowed business professionals to enhance the quality of printed output. Byline, which had a suggested retail price of $ 295, was designed for business software users who had no special knowledge of graphic arts and typography, but needed sophisticated desktop publishing. The product provided users with the look, feel and speed they expected from PC business productivity software. Designed by Ken Skier, president of SkiSoft, Inc. of Lexington, Mass., Byline was scheduled to ship 3Q87 to the over 5,500 authorized Ashton-Tate dealers. Donated by Ed Esber. 2 scanned pages.

Category

Press release

Collection Title

Information Technology Corporate Histories Collection

Lot Number

X7847.2017