Re: Footer redundancy (or "What am I missing?"

Subject: Re: Footer redundancy (or "What am I missing?"
From: Bonnie Granat <bgranat -at- att -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 01 May 2001 19:25:29 -0400

Kyle Kimberlin wrote:
> Bonnie,
> In our manuals, we have the chapter title in the header, and page number in
> the footer. We use the same format: chapter 2, page 6 would read "2-6."
> I agree with you - the chapter number is redundant. Readers are looking for
> content, the chapter name, more often than the chapter number.

Thanks, Kyle. It's just so weird that
this manager, who has let me make
massive style changes and has agreed to
most of my proposals for improving our
docs, is being unreasonably stubborn
about this -- and apparently for no
reason. His last remark about this was,
"Errr....let's see what the team

In my opinion, this is a matter
requiring little deliberation. I suppose
I should talk to him again and see what
happens. If that fails, I will consider
other options.

Bonnie Granat
Technical Writer and Editor


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