RE: ranges in index entries

Subject: RE: ranges in index entries
From: "David Knopf" <david -at- knopf -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 8 Mar 2002 09:14:43 -0800

Matthew Horn wrote:

| Does anyone use page ranges in their index entries?
|
| Instead of an entry like:
| - servlet mappings 10,18,103
|
| you would have an entry like:
| - servlet mappings 10-12, 18, 103
|
| I know ranges are much more helpful for the user when scanning an
index,
| but in the world I live in (of rapid
cutting/pasting/writing/rewriting)
| they are too difficult to implement because they would get broken all
the
| time. I would love to hear some techniques that people employ to use
range
| markers in their index entries and lived to tell about it.

We use these all the time. It's hard to manage them without IXgen. If
you don't have IXgen, I suggest you get it!

Regards,

D.

David Knopf / Knopf Online / San Francisco, CA / 415.550.8367
mailto:david -at- knopf -dot- com / http://www.knopf.com

WebWorks and RoboHelp Certified - RoboHelp MVP
Member, RoboHelp Advisory Board & JavaHelp 2.0 Expert Group
Moderator, HATT & wwp-users




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