Percussion Software announced the immediate availability of the Rhythmyx Authoring Accelerator For Microsoft Word 2000. This Accelerator is the second of a series of Rhythmyx Accelerators that enable enterprises to speed deployment between Rhythmyx Content Manager and other technologies. The Word Accelerator provides a pre-packaged tool for interaction between Rhythmyx and Microsoft Word, eliminating the need for third party application development and support. Key elements of the Rhythmyx Basic Authoring Accelerator For MS Word 2000 include: seamless interaction, round-tripping support, ability to filter, field extraction, and in-line system links and images. Through a browser interface, content contributors can assign metadata such as publishable date, expiration date, etc. Once metadata has been assigned to the content, Rhythmyx merges this information into MS Word.