RE: Word Templates

Subject: RE: Word Templates
From: "Steve Hudson" <steve -at- wright -dot- com -dot- au>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2001 16:19:52 +1100

Huh? I use doc fields for everything, and they update just fine with either
a right-click and Update Field, or Ctrl+A (F9).
Also, do they update when you close / re-open?

Steve

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From: bounce-techwr-l-62124 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
[mailto:bounce-techwr-l-62124 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com]On Behalf Of Andy
Mottershead

My question is should I make use of Word 'fields' for things such as
document title, document version, document status (as specified by the
document properties dialogue) - or should authors simply enter text in the
correct areas, e.g., authors will overtype '<enter product name here>'?

The fields approach has benefits - however, I experimented with this today.
I inserted a field (doc version) in the body of the text and also in the
footer - the field is not updated when I select all (Ctrl-A) and update(F9).

What are your thoughts? Am I doing something wrong within Word or have I
overlooked some obvious features?



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