Re: Crash Course in Word for non-writers

Subject: Re: Crash Course in Word for non-writers
From: Buck & Tilly Buchanan <writer -at- DHC -dot- NET>
Date: Fri, 18 Apr 1997 05:24:01 -0500

> Numbered steps are a
> nightmare.. etc., etc., etc.
>
> Don't get me wrong, I think Word is a great program and has a niche,
> styles and all. However, I've learned to stop taking too seriously a
> program that was never intended to be a serious desktop publishing tool.

So true!

We've all wondered how, despite so many real problems, Word continues to
be accepted--even demanded--by company management.

I suppose the answer may be its universal usage.

For at-home work, if the client doesn't object, we still use Ventura
4.2. Its capabilities usually exceed Word's, even though it's at least
five years old.

Add my name to the Hate Word list.

Buck Buchanan
writer -at- dhc -dot- net
Arlington, TX

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