RE: Consolidated index

Subject: RE: Consolidated index
From: Sandra Law <sandra -dot- law -at- quest -dot- com>
To: 'TECHWR-L' <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2000 11:31:18 -0700

-----Original Message-----
From: Karen Neeb [mailto:KNeeb -at- SagebrushCorp -dot- com]
Sent: Monday, June 19, 2000 12:17 PM
Subject: Consolidated index

I've been asked to look into using a consolidated index for our
This would help users find information throughout the documentation rather
than searching every manual's index.
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I only combine indexes when creating PDFs. In this way you can jump quickly
from one PDF document (Admin) to another (i.e. User). Can you use this
option? Personally I would find it confusing to have an index for all
documents in a series in one document. Although I have seen the technique
used in academic documents with two or more volumes in a series. The first
or master book/doc has the TOC for all of the books in the series and then
refers readers to the relevant volume.


Volume 1


Volume 2


Volume 3

That's all.

Sandra Law

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