part numbers

Subject: part numbers
From: "G. Abenhaim" <g -dot- abenhaim -at- nhc -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2003 10:05:44 -0400

> What is the significance of part numbers in documentation deliverables?
> Seema
> --

here where I work and most places Ive been, we identify a manual part number
(SE-xxx) and cross-reference it with a Manufacture part number (94-xxx)
which is on the product in the production department. All these numbers are
kept on an Excel sheet where all documentation is numbered with two such
numbers (hardware manager keeps a copy of it). Then add a column with a
document issue and revision number as well as a description title of the
That way, if a client needs to look up a manual and has only one number
(94-xxx), he looks up the list and finds the manual number and who is
responsible for it. He then knows to look for that person, hence that

Hope it helps.



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