RE: Outlining tool recommendations

Subject: RE: Outlining tool recommendations
From: "Rick_Bishop" <rickbishop -at- austin -dot- rr -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2011 08:25:46 -0500

Deanna: Word does this easily in outline view. You can collapse and expand,
drag and drop paragraphs or sections. Modify the built-in heading styles and
apply them to your topic headings. To " promote or demote levels of groups
of topics" just click the Indent button on the toolbar.

Rick
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From: Deanna Korth <deanna -dot- korth -at- wausaufs -dot- com>
Subject: Outlining tool recommendations

I've been assigned an extremely large project (compared to what I usually
do). I estimate that there will easily be over 1000 topics and maybe many
more, and I need to write an outline. I want to be able to move topics
around easily as groups and promote or demote levels of groups of topics. I
want to be able to expand or collapse topics.

Can you recommend any powerful outlining tools that feature these
capabilities? I'm open as to cost--Ill write a business case for the
purchase of a new tool if necessary.

Word scares me in that I've heard horror stories about it ?helpfully?
renumbering outlines in some way other than you intended when you move
content around.

Thanks,
Deanna.
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