Originally posted by Mad Rook
At the risk of being lynched, I'll break from the crowd. I plug the moves into a GUI. Am I committing a mortal sin? Is the other way better? I don't know, but you asked what we do, and that's what I do.
I'll "hang" with you a bit- after I got chessbase and I have played through a book, I will "cherry pick" the lines I like best into a new database for easy printing and review.
In the case of books with complete games, I save lots of time by finding the games in my big database.