Re: MS Word Tool and Management SIG

Subject: Re: MS Word Tool and Management SIG
From: John Posada <jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2001 12:07:06 -0700 (PDT)

> Should I include a "please be kind" trailer here so I don't get 50
> "boy, this is a stupid idea" emails? :)

Not at all...I've done this exact thing. Wanna hear REALLY stupid...I
then used the list as the input for the concordance index. The good
news was that if you knew a word, you could find the page it was on.
The bad news? You sometimes had 30 or more paages to choose from.

--- Dana Worley <dana -at- campbellsci -dot- com> wrote:
> How large is your document? If it were me, I might use Search &
> Replace to replace all spaces with a paragraph mark, then
> alphabetically sort the list that you get. Then, you could scan the
> list.
> Before you do the Search/Replace & Sort, you might also want to
> replace all articles (a, an, the...) with "nothing" so that these
> would
> be removed. Otherwise, it would REALLY be a big list (it's going
> to be big anyway...)

John Posada, Senior Technical Writer
mailto:john -at- tdandw -dot- com, 732-259-2874

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