Re: Jealousy in the TW Workplace?

Subject: Re: Jealousy in the TW Workplace?
From: Stuart Burnfield <slb -at- westnet -dot- com -dot- au>
To: Techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 8 Mar 2010 12:29:47 +0800 (WST)

> I was talking to a secretary at my cubicle who was having trouble
> with something in Word - that master subdocument feature.
> I know from this list and from tons of research I have read that
> years ago that feature was buggy/user un-friendly- so I say this
> to the secretaryThis TW- comes RUNNING over across the walkway
> from her cubicle - she was not even a part of the conversation.
> "Well *I* got it to work." in a challenging way.

If you wanted to be really mean, you could have said, "That's great, well you should be able to help (the secretary) with her document." Trying to fix a corrupted master document is a fast track to a nervous breakdown, especially if you don't know what you're doing.

If you do ever need to do this, look here:
http://word.mvps.org/FAQs/General/RecoverMasterDocs.htm

Stuart
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