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How to create abbreviations list for the contents of my document?
I want to create a tabel contains list of the abbreviations been used in my
thesis... but don't know whether MS Word support this or not?
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- You could create index entries for them. But it's actually less work simply
to spell them out. As you've just shown, abbreviations save no time at all,
neither for you -- you have to do all this work to create a glossary, nor
for the readers -- who would have to refer to the glossary.
"Ala'" <Ala' .ms-word.questionfor.info.discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>I want to create a tabel contains list of the abbreviations been used in my
> thesis... but don't know whether MS Word support this or not?#1; Fri, 06 Jun 2008 09:41:00 GMT
So your disdain for acronyms carries over to abbreviations. Misters Ed
and Rogers apparently agree :-)#2; Fri, 06 Jun 2008 09:42:00 GMT
- Yes, if you need to explain them. For the exactly the same reason. The
writer is making work for him/herself, and for the reader. Spell them out
and you eliminate both tasks.
"Greg" <gmaxey.ms-word.questionfor.info.mvps.org> wrote in message
> So your disdain for acronyms carries over to abbreviations. Misters Ed
> and Rogers apparently agree :-)
>#3; Fri, 06 Jun 2008 09:43:00 GMT