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Because the master/sub doc feature has always been buggy. Another reason why
I won't work in Word. So far as I know, there is no work around, except
maybe recreating the master. And learn to do it quickly, since you will do
it a lot.
You wouldn't ask a programmer to use notepad, why ask a tech writer to do
the same thing?
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From: Judy Fraser <jfraser -at- GLINX -dot- COM>
To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU <TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU>
Date: Friday, 29 May, 1998 5:30 AM
Subject: Q: Master Documents
>Does anyone know why, when working with master/subdocuments in Word 97, =
>you get the message "document may be corrupt" every time you save or =
>open the files (master or a subdocument)?
>I can't seem to find any information as to why it happens or how to work =
>around the problem.
>Judy Fraser, B.Sc.
>Technical Communications Specialist
>PO Box 58, Centreville
>Nova Scotia B0P 1J0
>Email: jfraser -at- glinx -dot- com
>Web Site: http://www.glinx.com/users/jfraser