Re: Best practices for hyperlinking in help?

Subject: Re: Best practices for hyperlinking in help?
From: Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
To: "Leonard C. Porrello" <Leonard -dot- Porrello -at- SoleraTec -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 13 May 2008 15:52:55 -0400

Leonard C. Porrello wrote:

> hyperlink every instance of a phrase, the text often looks too cluttered
> with links. I have a solution in mind, but I'd be grateful for any ideas

Do you have a choice over how the links display, individually? You could
make the first instance (or several key ones) appear with the blue text
and underline (or whatever), and let the rest of them look like vanilla
text, only revealing their hypertextitude if you hover over them.

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