When I work for a customer, can happen that I use a document as “template” to build a new one (copy –> paste –> rename –> delete some chapter and start writing).
I know that this is not the best way to proceed but, sometimes I find this procedure very quick a practical.
Side effect of this behavior is that the “revision number” of the new document continue to grow starting from the revision number of the previous document.
Well, I cant find on internet a quick way to reset this number and the solution provided by http://blogs.technet.com/b/heyscriptingguy/archive/2008/01/09/how-can-i-reset-the-revision-number-of-a-word-document-to-1.aspx looks to complex for me:-)
…BTW it doesn’t allow to set revision number to a specific value different than “1”.
Yesterday I just realized that now the Word format is “open” and “human readable” so after some test, I discovered the following solution: