Re: Side-heads in Word?

Subject: Re: Side-heads in Word?
From: dmbrown -at- brown-inc -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2002 09:47:21 -0700

> What do you do when you need to change the width of the sidehead area?

Simple: Just do the entire book as one table. At worst (and more likely), do a single table per chapter. If you have a style guide, you aren't going to change the scholar's margin very often, anyway; so a table per chapter isn't too big a hassle.

> If you have to adjust every table individually, I'd say its a kludge. If
> there is a way to adjust all tables in one step (or maybe three), I'd say
> you might be right about the strengths of the tool, although it would
> still not be very elegant.

Nah, not elegant...and I took the "strengths" statement as irony, although I used the table solution for years at a former employer. Like most things with any tool, it works fine once you get the hang of it.



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