Tricks for great HTML documents

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When eaDocX saves your Word document as and HTML file, it doesn't just use the Word 'save as' feature: this produces huge documents, which vastly complicated CSSs (Cascading Style Sheets - the file which defines the appearance of your text), It also doesn't contain the necessary information to make the Collaboration Edition work.

Instead, eaDocX re-generates your document, going back to your EA model, and pulling the information from it again. This means the HTML document is always 100% up-to-date with your latest EA repository information.

If you are thinking about getting your documents reviewed in eaDocX Collaboration Edition, or just want to save the documents in the eaDocX HTML format, then here are a few tips to get the best results. Note that all these techniques work with Word as well as HTML, so the two different formats can be made to look just the same.

1.Everything in EA Sections. Because eaDocX doesn't save the word document, but fully re-generates it, only information which is in eaDocX sections will appear in your HTML file. So, Word headings, tables of contents or figures, Word-formatted title pages will not get printed. But there are solutions to most of these issues.

2.Title Pages. Word documents often have highly formatted title pages, but eaDocX now has enhanced Document Information sections and Inline Formatting options which make it easier to replicate these pages in eaDocX documents.

3.Headers and footers. As these have no equivalent in HTML - they are features of pages-based formats - they just won't appear in your HTML document.