RE: hyperlinks in printed documents

Subject: RE: hyperlinks in printed documents
From: "Halter, Meg" <HalterMC -at- navair -dot- navy -dot- mil>
To: "'Benzi Schreiber'" <benzi -at- tradeum -dot- com>, TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 3 Jan 2000 12:05:45 -0800

We're doing the same thing here. I don't know about a standard solution, but
I chose to make the hyperlinks blue but not underlined or italicized. This
way they are unobtrusive in the printed docs (invisible if B&W), but they
show up nicely on-screen, where they will be used. So far, I haven't had any
complaints from anyone about being unable to identify hyperlinks.

But this morning a reviewer was unhappy because the links weren't underlined
in his printed copy... Can't win 'em all.

-- Meg

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Benzi Schreiber [SMTP:benzi -at- tradeum -dot- com]
> The Word docs that I'm writing will be read as printed documents and also
> online (as Word docs). The cross-references are hyperlinks, so they appear
> in a different color and with underline. But in the printed docs, that
> looks
> awful. Is there a standard way of formatting the hyperlinks so they look
> OK
> (i.e., like normal text) in print, but are still obviously hyperlinks when
> viewed on screen? I don't think it's enough to just use italics. My editor
> suggested using a color that shows up as black when in print (e.g., dark
> green). But we often print the docs in color.
> Any ideas, friends?
> Thanks
> Benzi Schreiber

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