Re: Representing variables -- thanks!

Subject: Re: Representing variables -- thanks!
From: Janice Gelb <janice -dot- gelb -at- sun -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 02 Nov 2006 06:25:29 +1100

Odile Sullivan-Tarazi wrote:

Thank you, all of you, for your responses. I've been uneasy with the angle brackets, but they did so help to call out the italicized code font, which is difficult to read. Using plain italics alongside code font strikes me as odd, but it does fix the problem of distinguishing between a monospace font and a monospace font with italics overlaid. Maybe that is the way to go.

As I think someone else noted, the use of regular
font italic helps to emphasize that this is text
that the reader has to supply. Plus, as you note,
it's easier to read.

-- Janice

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