Re: Master Documents in Word

Subject: Re: Master Documents in Word
From: Stuart Burnfield <slb -at- westnet -dot- com -dot- au>
To: Techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2013 10:55:02 +0800 (WST)

According to this article, MS fixed the master document feature in Word 2007
and it now works. "Don't be afraid - Word's Master Documents is stable and worth using.

Eventually Microsoft listened and rewrote the whole codebase to make it work
safely. However memories of master document disasters still linger and is often asked if the feature is now safe. The answer is

Has anyone done a substantial manual as a master doc in Word 2007 or Word 2010 and lived to
tell the tale? I'd love to hear from someone who's tried it.


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