RE: Shift + Enter

Subject: RE: Shift + Enter
From: Stuart Burnfield <slb -at- westnet -dot- com -dot- au>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 01 Mar 2007 11:58:40 +0900

Lauren said:
> I use shift+enter to avoid adding paragraph spacing...
> An example could include a glossary item where the term is flush
> left and followed by the defintion, but the second and subsequent
> lines are indented.

You could use a hanging indent.

> Sometimes a definition may require more than one paragraph but
> creating a new paragraph can create errors because the lines are
> not kept together and the subsequent paragraph is not the same
> style as the term.

You could have a Glossary paragraph style with a hanging indent of, say, 3 cm, and a GlossaryNext style for subsequent paragraphs with a fixed 3 cm indent.

Another option would be a 2-column borderless table with the terms in the left column and the definitions in the right.

Finally, in FrameMaker I would make the glossary term a run-in head. I'm not sure what the equivalent is in Word.



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