Users writing contracts, technical or other highly specialized documents often require sections that provide definitions of terms.
There are several approaches that Pathagoras offers:
Your definitions can be resident in the document. It would contain all possible definitions:
Each defined clause would be
benefits: primarily formatting. Since the definitions are already built into the document you are creating, there would be no formatting changes.
In document: If your definitions are resident in the document, the target is the same. Definitions that are not called for are removed; those that are called for in the document remain.
In Table: You can tell Pathagoras to transfer terms that require definitions into a two column table. The right side of the table contains the terms name; the left side contains the definitions
"Prose:" The result of the process is a document that resembles the
Marking the clauses that require defining. Set them out in the document in between & (ampersand) markers.
When you are ready to process the document for its definitions, press Alt-P (for process). Pathagoras will check for Options and Optional text blocks(if there are any) and then process the Defnitions blocks. It will look for any &Terms& in the document and compare them to Definitions exisiting in the document (as determiened by bookmarks.)
The Definitions source can be transferred into one of your DropDown Lists so that you can click definition into a document that was left out during assembly.