Tuesday, 5 February 2008

Keeping up with Word

I want to thank Ellis Pratt of Cherryleaf for reminding me about the Microsoft Word Team blog, which contains regular updates of tips and tricks for the latest version of Microsoft Word.

My business, Dannywell Ltd., is a Microsoft Registered Partner and I often use Microsoft Word and other Microsoft products to produce documentation for my clients. Many clients express a preference for documentation in Word as they feel that it will be easier for their own staff to maintain in the long run. Luckily for me, of course, some of these clients decide that after all their own staff aren't documentation specialists, and they invite me back to update their user documentation when they release upgrades to their products.

In my experience, very few organisations have migrated to Microsoft Office 2007, and so I need to keep up with two versions of Word simultaneously (the Office 2003, and Office 2007 versions). Resources such as the Microsoft Word Team blog are very valuable tools that help me do this.

1 comment:

WordNerd said...

...and thank you to you for posting this. I create most of my documents in Word, and spend a great deal of my time cursing it. Hopefully reading the Microsoft Word Team blog will decrease both the number of foul words coming out of my mouth and the severity of the ones that do!!