Re: Using "Fences" as File Management Tool?

Subject: Re: Using "Fences" as File Management Tool?
From: Joe Pairman <joepairman -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 1 Nov 2017 14:07:11 +0000

Fences doesn't look terribly promising. However, there's something to be
said for giving people the space to learn from their own mistakes, provided
that it doesn't affect their ability to collaborate effectively. Who knows,
perhaps she has a particular way of working with Fences that makes her more
productive and others could learn from?

Just my â sadly devalued â 2p.

Joe

On Wed, Nov 1, 2017 at 11:08 AM, Emoto <emoto1 -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> I almost can't believe I am writing this. We hired an internal
> candidate into a tech writer position. I am trying to mentor/train
> her. We'll be dealing with Word documents on Windows machines.
>
> I want her to set up a folder structure to manage the files she'll be
> handling. I suggest Windows Explorer as the "right tool" for doing so.
> Instead, she wants to keep everything on her desktop and use a
> software called "Fences" to manage everything.
>
> I think this is a really bad idea. Am I wrong?
>
> I try to be easygoing and offer "suggestions" rather than dictate
> things, but am losing patience.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Bob
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