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Document Compilation/collation Software


FAB1

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We run a sales and management training company and produce 100+ delegate manuals in MS Word each week. All of our courses are bespoke but many of the 'topics' or 'chapters' are recurring. At the moment we spend hours 'cut & pasting' chapters from one document to another and I am keen to find software that will allow us to create a central library/index of 'chapters' that can then be selected from a menu to create each unique course manual.

Anyone know of any such software?

Hope this makes sense

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wiz-king

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Copy each chapter to a separate word document then when you want to do a 'pack' select the documents you want in windows explorer by doing a single click on the first chapter then a shift/click on the next etc, this should high-light all the chapters then you need to right click on any one of the high-lighted and choose print.

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Forum Editor

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Have a word with these people they sell a document compiler that might be just the thing you're looking for.

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FAB1

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Thank you for your comments. Unfortunately I need each manual to have an index with page numbers so selecting and printing wont work. I will keep looking!

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wiz-king

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Then number and page number the chapters, eg 6-1, 6-2 etc. Then you can index them, when you have a non-issued chapter you can index it as 'blank' or 'not issued'.

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