Re: Using "Fences" as File Management Tool?

Subject: Re: Using "Fences" as File Management Tool?
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 2 Nov 2017 11:32:25 -0700

As a docs manager, I'd veto that on principle, but if I were the docs
manager, the file structure would be defined in Subversion or
something of the sort, and a new writer would just check it out.

On Wed, Nov 1, 2017 at 4:08 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.
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