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Subject:Re: Read-me appearance in Word From:"Bergen, Jane" <janeb -at- ANSWERSOFT -dot- COM> Date:Fri, 21 Nov 1997 08:55:11 -0600
The appearance of your document depends on several factors, not the
least of which are the underlying template and the (often-overlooked)
printer driver. Unless you can control both of these on your users'
machines, you'll never get a true duplication of the original format.
Your only alternative is to convert it to pdf, which seems to me to be
overkill for a read-me file.
Jane Bergen, Technical Writer,
AnswerSoft, Inc. Richardson, TX
janeb -at- answersoft -dot- com
On Friday, November 21, 1997 8:38 AM, Elsa Kapitan-White
[SMTP:kapitan-white -at- SUGAR-LAND -dot- OILFIELD -dot- SLB -dot- COM] wrote:
> Hi -- we're doing a read-me file for our latest CD-ROM. The read-me is
> Word (at the company standard version of 6.01 for Macs and 7 (Windows
> for PCs. However, when we open it on different machines with the
> software configuration, the line breaks are different. Is there anyway
> lock in the appearance of the Word document for different machines
> the same software? Or does any customization by the user override our
> careful formatting?
> Elsa Kapitan-White <kapitan-white -at- SUGAR-LAND -dot- OILFIELD -dot- SLB -dot- COM>