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Subject:RE: MS Word Master Document From:MAGGIE SECARA <SECARAM -at- mainsaver -dot- com> To:TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>, "'Andriene Ferguson'" <Andriene -dot- Ferguson -at- concisetech -dot- com> Date:Wed, 15 Mar 2000 11:09:04 -0800
Run away! Run away fast from Master Documents before text begins to
vanish--and it will, leaving not so much as a smile behind. I work on all
my big docs with each chapter as a separate file,I even imbed all the
graphics. Then I use RD fields to generate ToC and Index. Works for me.
secaram -at- mainsaver -dot- com
"All the world's a stage, Mick, but some of us are dreadfully
> From: Andriene Ferguson[SMTP:Andriene -dot- Ferguson -at- concisetech -dot- com]
> Reply To: Andriene Ferguson
> Sent: Wednesday, March 15, 2000 8:07 AM
> To: TECHWR-L
> Subject: MS Word Master Document
> I have a 300 page manual to update. The manual was created in MS Word as a
> Master doc. I am trying to decide whether to keep it as a master doc or to
> convert it to one word doc. I know Word does not handle large documents
> well, but if I link all the graphics I think it should be okay. I have
> worked with Word's master doc feature, but I have heard horrible things
> about it.