Re: Formatted lists question?

Subject: Re: Formatted lists question?
From: "Mike Starr" <mikestarr-techwr-l -at- writestarr -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 4 Jun 2007 17:37:56 -0500

I can't testify as to whether it's "standard" or not but trying to
accomplish left-alignment of first-level bullets and numbering in HTML takes
an act of Congress, several "Hail Marys" and a good act of contrition. The
default rendering in most browsers for ordered and unordered lists in HTML
is indented a tad.


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----- Original Message -----
From: "Geoff Hart" <ghart -at- videotron -dot- ca>
Subject: Formatted lists question?

> It's not wrong, but it's not necessary and it's not standard (again,
> see the settings in most software for an example of what their
> typographers consider to be standard practice).


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