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Saving temporary versions is a great idea. This clears the memory buffer to
free up Word's conversion mechanism to work on other things. Also, use Save
AS instead of just Save. PageMaker taught me that. ;-)
On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 9:56 AM, Al Geist <al -at- geistarts -dot- com> wrote:
> Gene's so right on that Solidworks description...... As for Word slowing
> down. I used to copy/paste a couple of times, then save the file under a
> different name....such as TEMP1. Then I'd close the existing file and open
> up TEMP1 and repeat the Copy/Paste process. I don't know why, be it seemed
> to keep things from slowing to a crawl and if I ended up corrupting the
> file, I could always go back one version and pick up where I left off. When
> I was all done, I would save the file using the original file name and add
> -20140410 (or the date using the format yyyymmdd) and erase all the TEMP
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