Restricting Style Formatting in MS Word

Subject: Restricting Style Formatting in MS Word
From: "Winkelspecht, Laura" <lwinkelspecht -at- NATPTAX -dot- COM>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2012 15:46:20 -0500


We create a lot of long documents in Word 2010 and we have a template
that we use to give them a consistent look and feel. Our writers
sometimes have trouble controlling styles, especially when copying in
text from other places. We came across the Restrict Formatting and
Editing under the Review pane and are thinking about giving that a whirl
to lock down our template.

But I'm cautious when it comes to Word features (Master Documents,
anyone?), so I thought I'd ask you all if this feature lives up to its
billing. Are there any best practices for setting up the template or
gotchas that we should look out for?



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