Re: Using Master Documents

Subject: Re: Using Master Documents
From: Beryl Doane <BDoane -at- ENGPO -dot- MSMAILGW -dot- INTERMEC -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 1996 10:03:00 PDT

BAD idea. Word's Master document feature is a kludge.
There are other ways to create large books with Word.
The basic ideas are:

1. Keep each chapter in a separate file. If a chapter
has a lot of art or a lot of pages, consider breaking
it into two files (chap1a.doc & chap1b.doc).

2. Use fields to automate chapter numbering and

3. Use the HEADING 1-9 styles (helps with TOC).

4. Use RD fields to build the TOC and Index across
several files.

5. Use the same stylesheet (template) for all the files.

If you need more info, send me direct email.

Beryl Doane
Senior Technical Writer
Intermec Corporation
bdoane -at- intermec -dot- com

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