Re: What's the significance of a draft

Subject: Re: What's the significance of a draft
From: "Debbie Molinaro" <dm -at- ptrail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 6 Sep 2002 22:46:19 -0400

----- Original Message -----
From: "Susan W. Gallagher" <sgallagher5 -at- cox -dot- net>

> When you know that information is incorrect in a document,
> do you mark it as such or let it blend in with the good info?
> For example, when I'm working in MS Word, I use the highlighter
> on paragraphs were I need to check facts or update references.
> In Frame, I use devices like #####need to verify##### to surround
> text that I'm unsure of or say things like, Choose Edit > XXXXX
> from the menu...

In FrameMaker, I use a conditional tag for my "notes to myself." It is set
to display in red and is underlined.

> Does anyone else do that? If you don't, how do you make sure
> you've plugged up all the holes before the doc hits the door?

I run a FrameScript that strips the tagged material as well as the
conditional tag before moving the files to any kind of public place.
I let my co-workers in on this scheme so that they won't inadvertently
deliver "conditional" material. So far, everyone I've dealt with has been
quite cooperative.

Also, I don't use profanity in my notes to myself, just in case...


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