Re: How to Tame Long Word Doc with Multiple Styles?

Subject: Re: How to Tame Long Word Doc with Multiple Styles?
From: Scott Turner <sturner -at- airmail -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 02 Jan 2001 09:27:39 -0600

Robert,

First, separate it into separate files to reduce the Word problems.

Then standardize a document template, and apply the styles to all the
files. Look into the possibility of using PDF, it might help your web
posting.
Scott

Robert Kennedy wrote:
>
> Hello All,
>
> I need to reformat and edit a mess of a document.
> It's about 200 pages and has been cobbled together by
> non-tech writers from at LEAST 5 disparate sources.
> (It's on network security.)
>
> The "security" guy who did the pasting says that
> he's had it -- every time he tries to insert text
> into a part of the document, "something disappears."
> (It's been converted to Text, not RTF, and it will
> have to be posted on the web.) Unfortunately, I have
> not worked with many long Word documents before.
>
> Can someone help me out with steps 1, 2, and 3?
> Should I first scan the document for styles and
> remove conflicts from "Tools"? HELP!
>

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