Re: Quick and Easy Poll

Subject: Re: Quick and Easy Poll
From: "Kat Nagel, MasterWork Consulting" <mlists -at- masterworkconsulting -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 3 Apr 2003 10:36:48 -0500

When building your index (or concordance, really, since I am not an Index artiste) do you include glossary entries? My instinct says 'no', but my instinct also said to have that last piece of
pizza at lunch - and that didn't work out too well. So... should I include the glossary entries in the index?

Rob Domaschuk

Feed your instinct a Tums and give it a day off <g>.

I've included glossary entries ever since a client's VP complained: "I don't need a @#$% procedure. I just want to know what it IS!" So, I now include the glossary entries, but give them a distinctive typographic treatment that is defined in the index page headers. This is similar to the way I handle diagrams and graphics and other not-straight-text stuff. For example,
N (in italics) = glossary entry
N (boldface) = figure or table

Kat Nagel
Owner, MasterWork Consulting Services
Phone: (585) 820-4045 Fax: (585) 244-3565
Business: katnagel -at- masterworkconsulting -dot- com
Personal: katnagel -at- bluefrognet -dot- net

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