On Thu, 2013-01-03 at 23:03 +0000, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
> i think its simply a bag of ignorance. I at least have never investigated
> how that link to the template is managed; to be honest, I am not
> much of a Word user at the best of times, so am barely aware of what
> templates do.
I try to avoid Word as much as I can but I sometimes end up in
situations where I can't avoid it. If I can start with a TEI dialect of
some sort I can at least work in a sensible format for most of the
production process and delay having to work with Word until the very
This is a case where the template switch makes it so that an Add-in
provided by the template does not appear in the "Add-Ins" portion of the
ribbon (or whatever that thing is called). This absence will stick out
as a sore thumb to the people receiving the file.
There may be a way to just include the Add-in into the template.docx
file but experience in these matters suggests that if the file I send to
the folks expecting a Word file using template T does not in fact use
template T, my interaction with them will be very short indeed. (And I
can understand their point of view.)
> Would any serious Word user be interested in investigating this?
I have a vague idea of how to achieve it (obtained by grepping through
an unzipped docx file) but I do not qualify as a "serious Word user". So
yes, help from a serious Word user would be appreciated.