Date: Wed, 31 May 2006 13:58:34 -0400
Reply-To: "Howard Schreier <hs AT dc-sug DOT org>" <nospam@HOWLES.COM>
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From: "Howard Schreier <hs AT dc-sug DOT org>" <nospam@HOWLES.COM>
Subject: Re: NESUG publication preparation
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On Tue, 30 May 2006 17:27:54 -0400, John Birken <jbirken@CDC.GOV> wrote:
>I preparing a paper for NESUG06 entitled: "A 25% Workload Reduction
>Producing a Large Body of Reports by Perturbing Redundancies".
>Right now workload is getting its vengeance.
>How have SAS-L members prepared their papers. I'm accustomed to giving
>viewgraphs plus Word text and they take care of it.
>Word is giving me problems mixing text and prior Word auto shape drawings.
>Word isnít easily re-sizing these Word line drawings or moving drawings.
>I'm toying with bringing slides in as external files or objects but that
>seems like overkill.
>PowerPoint resizes satisfactorily but it doesn't feel right using it for
>writing a paper.
>Ideally I'd like to drop my PowerPoint view graphs into Word or drop Word
>created drawings into PowerPoint.
I haven't done a NESUG paper for a couple of years, so I don't know the
current guidelines. Since papers are no longer delivered in a hard-copy
proceedings volumne, one thing which has crossed my mind is doing some
kind of hyperlinked and possibly mixed-media job, possibly using HTML or
Adobe Acrobat tools. It would have to work in PDF, since that's the