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o Manage and track versions (to quite a detailed level, including
last change date, what the change was, writer, and so on)
o Provide a document check-in and check-out facility on our
NetWare-based file server
o Help us easily construct "custom" books out of independent
-->Word 6 thru the use of SET and REF fields (SET acting as variables in the
master doc and REF acting as placeholders in the doc "objects")
o Help us automate miscellaneous tasks associated with each of our
releases, such as producing the CD-ROM version of the libaries, submitting
our files electronically to our in-house printing center, and so on.
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