Re: Multiple Table Views

Subject: Re: Multiple Table Views
From: Anthony Davey <ant -at- ant-davey -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 13 May 2003 22:22:01 +0100


My first thought was that you are right to provide both versions, especially if both audiences need to refer to the tables quite frequently and the lists are long (12 + items).

[The fact that you have audiences that prefer your documentation to online access to the same information simply provides another example of why you ar eour TW king, or was it god?]

My next thought my be 'kinda' messy, so ignore it at will. Would it be possible to put the infomation in a matrix format, with the lists sorted along the X and Y axes and some means of joining the matching physical and virtual identifiers? [This obviously falls as soon as you have more than three variables.]

Best regards,

John Posada wrote:

I have many tables in my documentation. As an example, I have a list of
servers and in a table, I include a column for physical name and virtual
name (2 or more physical servers make up a virtual server).

Is this dumb? What kills me is that all the data comes out of the same
database, I just cannot get universal buy in on the database instead of the


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