RE: Best practices for hyperlinking in help?

Subject: RE: Best practices for hyperlinking in help?
From: "Leonard C. Porrello" <Leonard -dot- Porrello -at- SoleraTec -dot- com>
To: "Peter Neilson" <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
Date: Tue, 13 May 2008 13:24:14 -0700

Nope. Don't have that type of control.

I kinda like the idea in theory. I am not sure how much it would
actually help the reader.

Leonard C. Porrello


-----Original Message-----
From: Peter Neilson [mailto:neilson -at- windstream -dot- net]
Sent: Tuesday, May 13, 2008 12:53 PM
To: Leonard C. Porrello
Cc: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: Re: Best practices for hyperlinking in help?

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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Best practices for hyperlinking in help?: From: Leonard C. Porrello
Re: Best practices for hyperlinking in help?: From: Peter Neilson

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