Re: real books

Subject: Re: real books
From: Sandy Harris <sandyinchina -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2011 14:31:16 +0800

On Thu, Sep 8, 2011 at 5:15 AM, Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:
> They're expected to edit it.
>
> This may seem terribly old-fashioned, but how about just editing a print of
> the TeX output, proofmarking it and letting the author make his own
> revisions? ÂIf he's written other books, there's a chance he may have done
> it that way before.

I routinely edit TeX files with Open Office, with "record changes" set. They
are just text files; you can edit the text and, as long as you change nothing
that is {in curly brackets} or \escaped, you will not affect formatting.

When I'm done, I give them back two versions, a .doc file with changes
shown so they can review them and a .tex (save as->text) file with all
my changes accepted.

You could do exactly the same with Word.
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References:
real books: From: Erika Yanovich
Re: real books: From: Gene Kim-Eng
RE: real books: From: Erika Yanovich
Re: real books: From: Gene Kim-Eng

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