Re: Page numbering conundrum

Subject: Re: Page numbering conundrum
From: Kent Newton <kentn -at- METRIX-INC -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 3 Jul 1996 16:09:00 PDT

On Wednesday, July 03, 1996 9:37 AM, Rikki wrote:

>Our doc's department ... often incorporate material [that] is not
paginated, so the
>solution here is to print a page of page numbers ... waxing [them],
then cut[ting] out each
>individual page number with an exacto knife, drop it onto the page, and
>burnish it down.... This takes so much time, it's crazy.


>The question is then, if you have to incorporate **a lot** of outside
>documentation into new reports, how do you do it? Is there a solution?

I would suggest investing in a good scanner and OCR software and
converting all the old material into electronic documents that could be
easily inserted into your new documents.

Kent Newton
Senior Technical Writer
Metrix, Inc.
kentn -at- metrix-inc -dot- com

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