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Editing the Results

Editing the Results

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   After you have successful dis-assembled a document, study the results. If you don't like what you see, edit as appropriate.

   You will have two basic editing choices.

If you just need to change a clause or two, simply navigate to the folder, recall the clause(s) and edit away. Remember that you started in, in every intermediate stage remained in, and ended in, Word. All Word editing tools are fully functional at every stage.
If the change you seek to accomplish is larger in scope or 'universal' (for example, you want to to rename or renumber the clauses, change the prefix, change [variable names], change subjects, change styles, etc.), return to the Master document (if you used the 'Bulk Add' routine) and make the changes there. Once done, rerun the routine. The new will replace the old and you are ready to roll. (It is this ability to return to the Master to make changes and re-run Bulk Add that makes Bulk Add exceptionally attractive.)
You can also change the names and subjects of the clauses in your new book using the Names & Subjects Editor.

 

   After you have dis-assembled your initial set of clause into the various building blocks, and even after you added and duplicated clauses before perfoming the Bulk Add or Instant Book routine, you will probably find that there is still just not enough 'variety' to build all the the documents you envision. Not to worry. You can easily add new clauses to any library with ease and elegance.

   A whole section of this Manual is devoted to the topic of creating clauses and augmenting your books and libraries. Click the link to read more about the wide variety of techniques available to you.

   At the end of the process (if there ever really is an 'end' to adding new and useful clauses to your books), you have a great system of alternative clause from which any kind of document of that particular genre can be built.

   We are asked 'which is the best way to break up my documents?' Well, there is no 'best way'. Read about the two major methods and adopt the one which best suits your needs.