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LOL - that's not going to happen. I would love to be able to simplify the
manual, but our users demand start-to-finish procedures for everything our
product does. So we're stuck with procedures that sometimes span 100
That' s why I'm pressing for a help file, so we don't have to generate the
same steps over and over and over....
jewahe -at- lycos -dot- co -dot- uk http://www.jewahe.net
----- Original Message -----
From: "Steven Brown" <stevenabrown -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "Jeff Hanvey" <jewahe -at- lycos -dot- co -dot- uk>; "TECHWR-L"
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Sent: Wednesday, December 11, 2002 10:14 AM
Subject: Re: Taming Word's Autonumbering
> In a prior job some years ago, we used a very simple
> process to avoid autonumbering. We created a paragraph
> style that used a straightforward combination of a tab
> and a hanging indent. That allowed us to manually type
> the step (and sub-step) numbers. It's not as dazzling
> as other solutions, but it worked
> Of course you could try to avoid including procedures
> in your manuals all together! :-)
> Steven Brown
> Senior Technical Writer
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