For Word docs, when do you use WFP and when do you use WFC?
Thread poster: Reed James

Reed James
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Oct 12, 2015

I've always wondered if there is a rationale for using WFP or WFC for Word docs. Any thoughts?

 

Jean Lachaud  Identity Verified
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2 words: text boxes Oct 12, 2015

For Word documents, I use WFP only when the document is unusually complicated. Essentially text boxes, but also multiple and/or large graphics, complicated columns and other formatting such as paragraph numbering, although Office 2010 is better in the latter respect than earlier editions.

Otherwise, having to deal with WFP (such as project management) is not worth the hassle.

Reed D James wrote:

I've always wondered if there is a rationale for using WFP or WFC for Word docs. Any thoughts?


 

Soonthon LUPKITARO(Ph.D.)  Identity Verified
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WFP = texts on graphic Oct 13, 2015

JL01 wrote:

For Word documents, I use WFP only when the document is unusually complicated. Essentially text boxes, but also multiple and/or large graphics, complicated columns and other formatting such as paragraph numbering, although Office 2010 is better in the latter respect than earlier editions.

Otherwise, having to deal with WFP (such as project management) is not worth the hassle.



Certain word documents have texts on text boxes or graphic e.g. Word Art. I usually use WFP in this part since it is simple to handle.

Soonthon L.


 

Dan Ilioiu  Identity Verified
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simple vs complex docs Oct 13, 2015

Someone answered this on the wf group as follows:

"a small and lightweight tool [wf_classic] for small and/or purely textual docs and a very pro tool [wf_pro] for huge / complex projects"

So, I guess this is the practice. As for myself, I use only wf_pro. I used wf_classic a lot, but switched to wf_pro when it was launched.

Cheers!


 

Lori Cirefice  Identity Verified
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Yep Oct 13, 2015

JL01 wrote:

For Word documents, I use WFP only when the document is unusually complicated. Essentially text boxes, but also multiple and/or large graphics, complicated columns and other formatting such as paragraph numbering, although Office 2010 is better in the latter respect than earlier editions.




Exactly!


 


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