RE: Printing problems with Imbedded Excel and Visio files

Subject: RE: Printing problems with Imbedded Excel and Visio files
From: "Kathleen" <keamac -at- cox -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 4 May 2005 20:46:34 -0700

Where I used to work they had a file-management system for ECO's that allowed engineers and techs to check files in-and-out and admins could track versions. I didn't deal with the program much, or its implementation, but I understand that it was expensive and took over a year to fully implement. Would a program like Source Safe (sp?) work for you?


-----Original Message----
From: Patricia Oshea

Imbedding Visio or Excel files into Word or Powerpoint has been causing
printing problems so we have resorted to putting them in as pictures or
objects. The problem this creates is that the imbedded file cannot be
edited from the document in which it resides. This is causing repetative
work because we have to continually re-format the files submitted from
engineering. If we could make files available that they could just revise,
it would save a lot of time. I searched the archives but didn't see any
titles that addressed this specific problem. Does anyone know of a

Patricia OâShea
Technical Writer/Data Manager

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