RE: Never lead with a graphic

Subject: RE: Never lead with a graphic
From: "Leonard C. Porrello" <Leonard -dot- Porrello -at- SoleraTec -dot- com>
To: "Rebecca Hopkins" <rebecca_hopkins -at- comcast -dot- net>, "Tech Whirlers" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 8 Jul 2008 11:15:26 -0700

Can we assume that the graphic has a header or some other type of
identifier that lets the reader know what he's looking at?


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Sent: Tuesday, July 08, 2008 11:07 AM
To: Tech Whirlers
Subject: Never lead with a graphic


My new boss tells me that I should never begin a section with a graphic;
the explanation of the graphic must precede the graphic.

This makes no sense to me....


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