RE: master document features

Subject: RE: master document features
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 29 Sep 2009 09:27:21 -0400

Autonumbering in Word is beyond Forlorn Hope -- the solution disappeared
with Steve Hudson, who was working on it in 2006 for a future version
(post-Word 2007). Steve departed cyberspace in late 2007, and is
reportedly enjoying the physical world very much, so don't count on a

Sensei Steve was also an expert in Master Documents (see Fortunately, his
fellow Aussie Warren Lewington is also reputed to be a wiz with them.
You can find Warren on the Word-PC list.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: quills
> Sent: Tuesday, September 29, 2009 9:01 AM
> To: David Neeley
> Cc: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: Re: master document features
> Ah, David, that falls into the Forlorn Hope category. No they are
> still both broken.
> Scott
> David Neeley wrote:
> > The master document feature seemed to work
> fine several
> > versions ago, but apparently was somewhat broken with the update to
> > the 3.x series. I, too, am told it is to be fixed quite soon.
> >
> > By the way, has Word's master document feature *ever* worked
> > properly--and is anyone at Microsoft addressing its
> historic problems?
> >
> > If so, once they get that fixed, could someone ask them to
> please fix
> > autonumbering, too?
> >
> > 8:)
> >
> > David
> >

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