Word for Mac

Subject: Word for Mac
From: mkale -at- GPS -dot- COM
Date: Wed, 20 Jul 1994 18:00:16 LCL

Nancy Burns responded to Richard_G_Sobocinski's question about MS Word for the
Mac as follows:

>> Can Word for Mac automatically generate a TOC? index?

>Yes, it generates both. Of course, you do the work up front. For the TOC,
>you can either use predefined styles for your headings. Word then generates
>the TOC at the beginning of your doc, using the heading levels you selected
>(1-9) for your TOC. Or, you can insert TOC markers in your document.

>As for the index, you insert markers in your document around the word(s) or
>phrase you want to include in your index. Word generates a formatted index
>at the end of your doc.

I also use Word 5.1a for the Mac. We use the index feature to automatically
create indexes, but have recently discovered that it's wrong a significant
amount of the time. That is, look up the page in the compiled index, and the
entry isn't on the page at all. Has anyone else experienced this or does anyone
have any idea why it might be happening? Also, has anyone developed a good way
to edit index entries? Do you do it online or on hard copy?I have found this to
be one of the most tedious parts of my job, and I know there are some indexers
out there who must have found a better way.


Great Plains Software
mkale @ gps.com

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