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Subject:Problem with Styles in MS Word From:John Hoppe <johnh -at- RADIONICS -dot- COM> Date:Wed, 9 Jun 1999 09:35:39 -0400
Well, my department is switching to FrameMaker, partly because of this
ridiculous numbering problem. Short of that, I suggest using Word 6, which
doesn't have this problem (at least I haven't run into it, and I moved from
Word 98 to Word 6 about six months ago and have done a complete manual with
it, including autonumbering).
The long and short of it is that FrameMaker is betterthan Word for handling
long, structured documents with multiple graphics, cross-references,
conditional text (such as numbering), etc. Word just can't keep up with the
>I am working on a manual in word. Everything works fine except for the
>styles I set up for the manual. The styles that I set numbering for, the
>numbering is always changed every time I open the file, I have to reapply
>the styles and rebuild the links. Sometimes word changes the indents of the
>styles, too. This is a huge pain for us. If anyone out there knows the
>solution to this problem, please let me know, I would greatly appreciate it
>because this problem has caused a lot of pains for me recently!