Re: HTML in Word 97

Subject: Re: HTML in Word 97
From: Stuart Burnfield <slb -at- FS -dot- COM -dot- AU>
Date: Thu, 10 Apr 1997 17:29:43 +0800

Alex Ragen <alex -at- CHECKPOINT -dot- COM>:
> I'd be curious to know if others have had the same problems I've had in
> trying to write HTML with Word 97.
>
> Text disappears from the screen as I type it. There I am, 20 or 30
> characters into the line, and bingo - the text is gone!

This is Microsoft's new AutoRegret feature. It has a sophisticated text-
parsing engine that works on-the-fly to delete sentences that you'd
eventually have wished you hadn't written.

Unfortunately there was a bug in the first release that's been causing
everyone's dud text to appear in my draft manuals. Let me know what
you're missing, Alex, and if I find anything I'll send it on.

Regards
---
Stuart Burnfield (slb -at- fs -dot- com -dot- au) Moody loner with workstation
Functional Software Pty Ltd

TECHWR-L (Technical Communication) List Information: To send a message
to 2500+ readers, e-mail to TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU -dot- Send commands
to LISTSERV -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU (e.g. HELP or SIGNOFF TECHWR-L).
Search the archives at http://www.documentation.com/ or search and
browse the archives at http://listserv.okstate.edu/archives/techwr-l.html


Previous by Author: Re: 2nd annual Techwhirlers/STC Dinner
Next by Author: Re: Binding formats
Previous by Thread: Re: HTML in Word 97
Next by Thread: new address for Dvorak keyboard


What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads


Sponsored Ads