Re: Word's "Master Document" feature

Subject: Re: Word's "Master Document" feature
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 1 Jun 2007 08:39:09 -0700

----- Original Message -----
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
> Oh, back to the original topic for a moment -- It's been years since
> I've done long docs in Word, but I seem to remember that the complex
> secret to using this feature successfully is one simple rule: Don't edit
> any of the subdocuments from within the master document. Always open the
> subdocument on its own to edit and save it. The master document is
> primarily a vehicle for generating the output.

That's my technique. The only time I ever open a master is to
update the links, toc and index, then generate a PDF. I don't
do any saving within the master except as required by Acrobat.

Gene Kim-Eng

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