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Along similar lines, I print the digest to a PDF using PDF Writer (Acrobat
version 3.0) and save the file by date (e.g., 041897.PDF). Then, I use
Exchange to view, search, print, cut/paste etc. Each day's digest gets
archived on a network drive for browsing by the entire Tech Comm Dept.
We've got six months of digests in PDF format, for online searching.
> From: Mary Howe <thunder -at- IDIR -dot- NET>
> To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> Subject: LIST TRIVIA - Digest reading trick
> Date: Friday, April 18, 1997 10:01 AM
> Eric's message about the techwr-l digest format prompted me to share
> this little technique for reading the digest. I had stopped getting
> techwr-l in digest format for a while because I found it hard to scroll
> through looking for topics. But I hated having up to 100 messages a day
> in my mailbox.
> Do a search for the word 'subject.' That takes you to the top of each
> message in the digest. If you don't want to read that one, search
> again. I use Netscape mail, which lets me use F3 to search again, so I
> can whiz through the digest quite quickly.
> If I find something I want to save, I copy it and send it to myself. If
> I want to reply, I copy the message's address.
> Mary Howe
> Thunder Works, Inc.
> Writing and Editing Services
> thunder -at- idir -dot- net
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