Re: Creating a template with locked

Subject: Re: Creating a template with locked
From: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: Cat Salm <catrose15 -at- hotmail -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2011 14:48:22 -0700

Is this a situation where the other people:

a. are all preparing different documents you want to unify
b. each own different sections of the same document or
c. are all trying to make changes to the same sections of a document?

The technical/tools approach is different for each, but for all a certain
amount of top-down direction from upper management is needed to drive home
the point that a single point of contact (presumably you) is the final
arbiter of style and composition standards for all.

Gene Kim-Eng

On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 12:28 PM, Cat Salm <catrose15 -at- hotmail -dot- com> wrote:

> 4) The group I am working with is determined to each have their own way, I
> have been told to ensure that they are consistent and to follow the
> guidelines we are supposed to follow for where I work
> I've tried sending them drafts in pdfs and having them send me back changes
> hardcopy, that went... badly. Emails - I got told that was to complicated.
> Meetings to go over the changes and make edits in situ - were worse then
> the hardcopy changes.
> I'm at my wits end and open to any suggestions. They are driving me nuts
> with the constant bickering and how nasty and negative they are about these
> publications if they don't get what they want. And no matter what I do -
> they are never happy. I don't even really expect giving them a template
> they can put their own text into to make them happy - but I'm running out of
> ideas.

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