Re: Using Word as an Authoring System

Subject: Re: Using Word as an Authoring System
From: Emoto <emoto1 -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 28 Nov 2017 15:17:27 -0500

On Tue, Nov 28, 2017 at 3:05 PM, Cardimon, Craig <ccardimon -at- m-s-g -dot- com> wrote:
> At my company, we are drifting away from our old authoring system and moving toward using Microsoft Word.
> Do you knowledgeable folks have any advice, suggestions, tips, or tricks for me about using Word for product documentation?

Run, Forest, run! ;-)

Just kidding! Sort of.

Most of my modest tech writing career (~17 years) has been spent
wrestling with Word. :-/

Not knowing anything about what you guys need from it, I will just say
that Word has about eleventy-billion features, and sometimes bugs crop
up, so the docs with the fewest problems are those with the simplest
contents. The less tricky you make it, the fewer problems you'll have.

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