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Chapter 13. Collaborating > Web Discussions - Pg. 341

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Figure 13-12. The Web Discussions toolbar Web Discussions Web Discussions are a collaboration element new to Word 2000. They are a heavily marketed new feature, but I've found that they are really only useful to a select handful of users -- and even then, only marginally useful. Web Discussions allow users to: Start a threaded discussion at a particular point within a Word document These discussions work a lot like Word's comment feature, but allow you to keep better track of who said what in a long, threaded discussion. Subscribe to a document When you subscribe to a document, you basically ask to be emailed whenever a document changes. To even use Web Discussions in the first place, you must have access to a discussion server, which is a Windows NT or Win- Collaborating