If the obsolete styles are consistently applied, you could use CudSpan's TemplateMapper app to address this.
--William Nina Rogers wrote: > Hi all, > > > > For several years, I was the sole tech writer at my company and was the > only person in my department who used Framemaker. Now we have another > tech writer, for a total of two. > > > > For this year's user guides, I made some changes to the paragraphs and > character styles, cross-reference names, etc. I created a template > document that contained info about all of these new styles and when to > use them-it took quite a bit of work, but we needed it, particularly > since we now had more than one tech writer, and the new tech writer > (unfortunately) cannot read my mind. :) > > > > Anyway, I have no problem with using the new styles on my computer. When > the new tech writer opens my documents on his computer for editing or > proofreading, however, or when he creates a document on his own using > the template, many of the obsolete styles end up finding their way in > his documents. > > > > It is very time consuming for him to have to go through every document > he touches and delete the obsolete styles. Can someone tell me how to > avoid this issue? Thanks! > > > > Nina Rogers, Technical Writer > > Drake Software Tax Development > > nina.rogers at drakesoftware.com