Re: Master documents in Word 2007

Subject: Re: Master documents in Word 2007
From: Melodi Moran <diamondvapor5 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com, quills -at- airmail -dot- net
Date: Mon, 8 Mar 2010 15:02:43 -0800 (PST)

LOL! I didn't even know that - as I have tried to stay as far away from Word (unless just doing letters or memos) as I possibly could. I just assumed that by now they had fixed it
 
Well maybe I should give you the name of the lady who swears she is a whiz at it and it was so easy. Well I guess everyone can't be superior - and on her level - LOL!
 
Melodi

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From: quills -at- airmail -dot- net <quills -at- airmail -dot- net>
Subject: Re: Master documents in Word 2007
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Monday, March 8, 2010, 11:43 AM


I've not heard that Microsoft has done anything on this "feature". I
believe it still functions as it did in previous versions. In other
words, buggy at best, unreliable and disastrous at worst.

Scott

On 3/8/10 10:51 AM, Joy Kocar wrote:
> What is your experience with this feature? What tips and tricks would you
> suggest for making the most of it?
>
> It has been years since I tried using it. The concept is great but I found
> it problematic and not worth the effort back then. I've been avoiding it by
> splitting books into chapters and using the RD field to generate a TOC and
> index for a book. When I really needed this feature, and had the flexibility
> to, I used FrameMaker.
>
> I'd like to revisit it so I can reuse content. I'd also like to
> cross-reference between files.
>
> Thanks for your advice!
>

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