Re: Word 2003 vs Word 2007 question

Subject: Re: Word 2003 vs Word 2007 question
From: SB <sylvia -dot- braunstein -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 2 Feb 2010 13:11:28 +0200

Hi Deborah,

I recently started to work more in Word 2007. In general, while everybody
claims that Word 2007 is such a different beast, for me, most macros and
styles did translate well to Word 2007. However, macros that involve some
type of search did not work.

On Mon, Feb 1, 2010 at 11:36 PM, Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca> wrote:

> Hi Deborah,
>
> I'm not sure I follow. You mean support for multi-lingual documents? Or MS
> product support?
>
> Whatever the case, I only deal with English. I'm sure there are versions of
> Office products that support other languages. So I have to admit I don't
> know.
>
> Cheers,
>
> -T
>
> On Mon, Feb 1, 2010 at 11:56 AM, Deborah Hemstreet <
> dvora -at- tech-challenged -dot- com> wrote:
>
> > Hi Tony,
> >
> > Thanks for the information... I will check into this indeed. Of course
> the
> > other killer question then is, how is Word 2007's multi-lingual support?
> Do
> > they charge extra?
> >
> > Deborah
> >
> >
> > On 02/01/2010 2:44 PM, Tony Chung wrote:
> >
> > Hi Deborah,
> >
> > Word 2007 is a completely different beast. Toolbars you create in 2003
> > appear under the ribbon button "Add-ins", and you cannot edit their
> buttons
> > once they've moved there.
> >
> > 2007 added macro functions that you had to work around in 2003.
> >
> > 2007 broke "unsafe" macro functions you used to love in 2003.
> >
> > Microsoft is still running the ultimate steal deal, where students can
> buy a
> > full copy of MS Office 2007 Ultimate for cheap. Buy it for any students
> in
> > your home, and ask them to let you test your template on it.
> >
> > US: http://theultimatesteal.com $59.95USD
> > CANADA: http://theultimatesteal.ca $64.00CAD
> >
> > For working with the Ribbon, I downloaded 7-zip http://www.7-zip.org/ ,
> > which lets me browse Office 2007 documents as a file directory. I read a
> > number of websites about managing the ribbon, and after installing my
> first
> > set of buttons I really like that interface a lot.
> >
> > -Tony
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
>
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References:
What *is* a documentation specialist?: From: Peter Neilson
Re: What *is* a documentation specialist?: From: Bill Swallow
Re: What *is* a documentation specialist?: From: Bill Swallow
Word 2003 vs Word 2007 question: From: Deborah Hemstreet
Re: Word 2003 vs Word 2007 question: From: Tony Chung
Re: Word 2003 vs Word 2007 question: From: Deborah Hemstreet
Re: Word 2003 vs Word 2007 question: From: Tony Chung

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