RE: MS Word Master Document

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>, "'Sybille Sterk'" <sybille -at- wowfabgroovy -dot- net>
Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2000 12:35:29 -0800



> ----------
> From: Sybille Sterk[SMTP:sybille -at- wowfabgroovy -dot- net]
> Reply To: Sybille Sterk
> Sent: Thursday, March 16, 2000 1:16 AM
> To: TECHWR-L
> Cc: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
> Subject: Re: MS Word Master Document
>
> I've been having the same problem a few years back.
>
> I decided to break up the large document into smaller files (usually
> chapters). To create the Index and TOC I am using the RD fields, which
> works pretty well. However, this method has certain draw backs as the page
>
> numbering has to be adjusted manually and every time you update the index
> the correct page numbers have to be added again.
>
I've heard people say this before but I've bever had any trouble with page
numbers or the Index when using RD fields. Ever.


> BUT it seemed the much
> easier option compared to using Word's master document feature, which at
> that time didn't work most of the time without screwing up something. One
> other disadvantage is that you can't use the RD field to put page
> references to other files, e.g. if you want to refer to a particular topic
>
> in another file. This either has to be done manually or not at all.
>
Quite true. You can refer to other topics in the same chapter, but not
elsewhere in the book, at least not with links or specific page numbers. I
rest content with directing the reader to a heading in the chapter, and
trust they'll use the ToC to find it.


Maggie Secara
secaram -at- mainsaver -dot- com

"All the world's a stage, Mick, but some of us are dreadfully
under-rehearsed."






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