Re: Using Word as an Authoring System

Subject: Re: Using Word as an Authoring System
From: Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2017 10:27:28 -0500

Yeah, I have a Word library. It's useful.

But I disdain "Dummies" books, in that I find the humor to be insipid. I
know Dan Gookin to be a Wordmeister, so maybe he has a different title or
three worth considering.

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On Wed, Nov 29, 2017 at 9:33 AM, Weissman, Jessica R <WeissmanJR -at- state -dot- gov>
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> I realize you asked for online sources about using Word in depth, but I
> would recommend getting hold of a book as well. Online sources are great
> for answering specific questions, and Shauna Kelly's site is superb at that
> and also providing some general background.
>
> But if you want a coherent picture of what Word does, along with a
> conceptual foundation - get a book. I don't know what version of Word
> you're using, but there are books for all of them. Word 2016 for
> Professionals For Dummies (yes, that's the real title) by Dan Gookin, is
> good and concentrates on the deeper features. Faith Wempe's Word in Depth
> books have been useful to me. If you're using older versions, Word
> Annoyances (either the one for 2007/2010 or the earlier one) can be a
> revelation.
>
> Jessica Weissman
> Senior Technical Writer
> ValidaTek, Inc.
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References:
Using Word as an Authoring System: From: Cardimon, Craig
RE: Using Word as an Authoring System: From: Weissman, Jessica R

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