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Special Edition Using Microsoft® Office XP by Woody Leonhard, Ed Bott

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Routing, Reviewing, and Revising Documents

Sometimes server-based collaboration just doesn't have the urgency of e-mail: You can tell people over and over that they need to connect to the server and make their comments, and some never will. But if they receive the document by e-mail, the immediacy can help spur them to action. Add a routing slip that details how long an individual has been procrastinating, and you might have enough incentive to move mountains.

Office includes several tools that help you mail, route, and control your documents.

Sending a Document as E-mail

The simplest way to send a document to an individual or group is by sending it as an e-mail message, in HTML format. You can do that in Word and Excel, but not in PowerPoint: ...

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