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Subject:Re: Requirements tracing with Word and Excel? From:Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com> To:"techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Mon, 29 Feb 2016 09:37:22 -0800
Mail merge is the most straightforward way. I'd write detailed
instructions since that's pretty much a lost art.
On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 5:23 AM, Michael Hopwood
<Michael -dot- Hopwood -at- gleif -dot- org> wrote:
> Hello all,
> Iâm thinking of moving a (so far) relatively small number of software system requirements from (commented) Word paragraphs to some tabular format.
> I have IDs for all the references, linking back to the documentation where they originate. It would be nice to have a master table e.g. in Excel, that automatically updates various points in a prose-heavier Word doc for commenting, presentation, publication etc., while preserving a bit more contextual info and further references behind the scenes.
> Am I thinking about plain old mail merge here or do I need something more involved?
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