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    A database to create *one* resume? (2000)

    OK, so I'm getting out of my career track (a.k.a. rut) and getting my CV out. After having examined a few sites, it occurs to me that with all the different formats required, I'll be updating numerous CV's for every change I make. What a pain! This got me to thinking about creating a database to do the work for me. I could use it to output into whatever form I need.

    Well, before I go re-inventing the wheel, have any of you seen an approach like this (or even attempted it) and can offer comments?

    Thanks in advance!

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    Re: A database to create *one* resume? (2000)

    Since you won't use the old version of the CV again and you are talking about formatting rather than data for a single resume, I wouldn't bother with a database. I simply maintain a Word document for mine. If I wanted multiple versions, I would probably use a Word table to hold the data and just do a mailmerge into the selected format.
    Charlotte

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    Re: A database to create *one* resume? (2000)

    I agree with Charlotte. As much as I try to use a database to solve everything, even I have to admit when Access doesn't fit the need. Word gives you much more flexibility in formatting, which is really what you need here.
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