Re: Word Syles Automatic Update - should it be avoided?

Subject: Re: Word Syles Automatic Update - should it be avoided?
From: Gary Schnabl <gSchnabl -at- LivernoisYards -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 05 Feb 2008 20:44:59 -0500

SB wrote:
> I was told by the Word expert to avoid Automatic Updates.
> Is there a justifyable reason why?
> Thanks,
> Sylvia

Maybe you should look at styles as one might use an automatic gun or
rifle. Generally, you would fire it as a semi-automatic weapon
(manually--single shot). However, at times you may want to use it as an
automatic. It just depends upon the situation.

In any event, it's advisable to have an earlier (or yet unsaved current)
version of the document around, just in case you want to revert to a
known former version. I might save an interim document by adding a
suffix to the file name while working on it, such as filename.doc to
filename2.doc, filename3.doc, etc. so that there's something to revert
to. And delete those interim files afterwards.


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