Re: Generate One TOC from multiple Word Docs

Subject: Re: Generate One TOC from multiple Word Docs
From: Roberta Hennessey <rahennessey -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Dan Goldstein <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 24 Oct 2011 11:55:42 -0400

Thanks to the entire list for all your suggestions, comments, and humor (and
humour) regarding the one TOC for 2 docs issues. I had some time this
morning and used the RD code approach and it worked perfectly. Now I am
confident to pass on the solution to my co-worker.

Thanks again.

Bobbi

On Sat, Oct 22, 2011 at 12:06 AM, Dan Goldstein <
DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com> wrote:

> Yes, apparently some Whirlers are pleased with the new master docs. More
> power to 'em. I'm just grateful that MS didn't "improve" (or remove!) RD
> fields, SEQ fields, and all the other old features that worked fine to
> begin with.
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Combs, Richard
> Sent: Friday, October 21, 2011 11:03 AM
> To: Don White; Dan Goldstein; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: RE: Generate One TOC from multiple Word Docs
>
> I've heard people say that the master document feature finally works,
> and that's nice. But it certainly isn't the only way to combine multiple
> word files into a single output file and create a single TOC. RD fields,
> which a couple of other people have mentioned, have worked just fine for
> a long time.
>
> I can't speak for Word 3 (I was wedded to WordPerfect in those days),
> but I used Word 6/95 extensively for large documents. Each chapter was
> in its own Word file. Another Word file contained the title page,
> front-matter (including TOC), and introduction. At the end of that file
> was a set of RD fields, each pulling in a chapter file. (If the book had
> an index, it came after the RD fields.)
>
> That said, it couldn't hold a candle to the friendly large-doc environs
> of FrameMaker. :-)
>
>
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References:
RE: Generate One TOC from multiple Word Docs: From: Dan Goldstein
RE: Generate One TOC from multiple Word Docs: From: Don White
RE: Generate One TOC from multiple Word Docs: From: Combs, Richard
RE: Generate One TOC from multiple Word Docs: From: Dan Goldstein

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