RE: Master Documents & Word 2007

Subject: RE: Master Documents & Word 2007
From: Fred Ridder <docudoc -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: <jmswisher -at- gmail -dot- com>, <dgoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2010 18:31:33 -0400

Janet Swisher wrote:

> The article is from the Office Watch site, which is run by Woody
> Leonhard, though he has a number of people writing for it these days.
> The site is known for straight-shooting no-holds-barred reporting on
> MS Office-related issues. I would not expect them to publish something
> without high confidence that it is correct.

I don't believe this is correct any more. The Office Watch newsletter was started by Woody Leonhard back the 1990s under the name Woody's Office Watch or "WOW", as a spinoff from his Woody's Window Watch ("WWW") newsletter. In the last few years Woody wanted to ease himself out of the role as primary editor, and Windows Watch eventually was merged into Brian Livinston's Windows Secrets newsletter and website, to which Woody still occasionally contributes.

To the best of my knowledge Woody is no longer involved with any of the newsletters he started except as an occasional contributor. I do note that the "From" header for the Office for Mere Mortals (OfMM) newsletter still displays the email address wow -dot- robot -at- woodyswatch -dot- com although all the other admin and editorial contact info use the post-Woody domain name. As far as I know, Woody's main activity these days (other than continuing to write and co-author big, fat books on Office and Windows for several of the big computer book publishers) is the website, which is a worthwhile visit.

-Fred Ridder


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