Re: Doc properties and variables (was: Using macros to generate customer-specific documents etc.)

Subject: Re: Doc properties and variables (was: Using macros to generate customer-specific documents etc.)
From: Julie Stickler <jstickler -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca>
Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2010 06:50:25 -0400

On Sat, Jul 24, 2010 at 12:41 PM, Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca> wrote:

> A common issue is when the name of the product
> of the current document is stored in a parameter. When that topic is
> copied into another document then the product name parameter changes
> to that of the current product of that document, which may not be the
> intent.

Huh, I wonder if this is one of the differences between hardware and
software writing? I haven't run into this problem, but I'm a software
writer. So when one product in our product line has the same feature
as another, it's almost always because they share the same code base.



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References:
Re: Using macros to generate customer-specific documents from a single-source file in MS-Word: From: Tony Chung
Doc properties and variables (was: Using macros to generate customer-specific documents etc.): From: Keith Hood
Re: Doc properties and variables (was: Using macros to generate customer-specific documents etc.): From: Tony Chung

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