Re: What's a good book for Word?

Subject: Re: What's a good book for Word?
From: JRG <techwriter -at- ARISTOTLE -dot- NET>
Date: Mon, 30 Mar 1998 14:02:54 -0600

The best one I've used thus far is a manual published by Borland.
"RUNNING MICROSOFT WORD 97" It's very comprehensive and covers
everything you can think of... and it does it in a very readable
language. I love it.

Jim Gilliam
Technical Writer
GarverPlus Engineers
techwriter -at- aristotle -dot- net

Matthew Bin wrote:
> >Subject: What's a good book for Word?
> >
> >I do my documentation in FrameMaker, but the company standard is Word,
> >so there are some things I have to do in Word. I run into all sorts of
> >problems - pagination, tables - and I don't have a good manual. Can
> >anyone suggest a good third-party manual?
> I recently read _Word 97 Annoyances_ by Woody Leonhard, Lee Hudspeth and
> T.J. Lee. Published by O'Reilly & Associates. I like the Annoyances
> series of books, and this one will make a user who is merely competent
> with Word into a real power user.
> Caveat: it is not a comprehensive reference, and it is not for
> beginners. It is for those who have at least a pretty good knowledge of
> Word.
> Also, I'm not sure about the clarity of the whole thing. I found the
> VBA chapters very helpful, but I think they would have been really tough
> if I hadn't already messed around a fair amount with VB.
> Matthew Bin
> Technical Writer
> NeoDyne Consulting, Ltd.
> Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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