WinCVS & Word. Oy!

Subject: WinCVS & Word. Oy!
From: "Mike Bradley" <mbradley -at- techpubs -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2003 09:57:45 -0800

So we've got a bunch of Word documents in CVS, which we access through
WinCVS. In the docs, we insert the filenames in the headers using AutoText.

Now, AutoText takes the filenames from the File Properties dialog box.
Recently, when we've checked out a document, the filename in that dialog box
and, therefore, in the headers has had a single digit appended, such as "Buy
Low, Sell High2." Yet the filename hasn't actually changed, as shown in file

We think the filename property was changed by WinCVS to reflect its
versioning, but we haven't verified it yet. More likely, it's Word out to
get me. Again.

We can usually, but not always, replicate the behavior. It can be fixed
manually, of course, by editing the filename property, but that's just a

Has anyone else seen this? Does anyone have an inkling of what's happening?

= Mike Bradley
Tech Pubs

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