RE: Titles of forms for cross-references

Subject: RE: Titles of forms for cross-references
From: "Steve Hudson" <steve -at- wright -dot- com -dot- au>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2001 15:57:57 +1100

Yo Bear. I would go with the latter. This eg explains why:

<Ital>ADA43 - Universal Module </Ital>installation
sheet (P/N 300300).

<Ital>ADA44 - Universal Module </Ital>quick reference manual
sheet (P/N 300301).

are both different - part of the same product family sure. Thus the only
difference - the 'doco type' - needs to be included as well IMHO.

To take this one step further, most of my document titles are of the form
Product Edition Assembly Document_Type and I store Product, Edition,
Assembly and Doc_Type info separately as well - its usually fully redundant
for development materials but what the hey.

Steve Hudson
Principal Technical Writer
Wright Technologies (Aus)
steve -at- wright -dot- com -dot- au
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-----Original Message-----
From: David Chinell

We create installation sheets for various modules. The
"title" printed at the top of the sheet consists of two
lines: model number and model name. The footer of each sheet
includes the words "Installation Sheet" on one line, then
the model number and model name concatenated into a second

For cross-reference purposes, what is the true and sacred
title of the sheet? Is it:

See the <Ital>ADA43 - Universal Module </Ital>installation
sheet (P/N 300300).


See the <Ital>ADA43 - Universal Module Installation Sheet
</Ital>(P/N 300300)

In other words, is the "form" name part of the title of the

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Titles of forms for cross-references: From: David Chinell

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