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Word's master document feature in SP?

Posted By:      Posted Date: May 22, 2011    Points: 0   Category :C#

I have a sharepoint library that contains an employee policy manual (a document for each policy).  I have been asked for a way to print them all out at once.  Aside from the view in Explorer, selecting and printing all, I thought I'd try the master document feature that Word has.  I tried an experiment with it on a dev server with just two subdocuments.  I could edit either the subdocuments or the master and everything updated fine.

However, when I try this on my production server, I encounter saving issues, and file locking issues, making it impossible to create the master document.

While searching for a solution, I read in the MS knowledge base that this feature is not compatible with SP server.  However, since I got it to work on one server I question that.

Has anyone tried creating a master document on SP with any luck?

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