Re: Where to line=break a slash?

Subject: Re: Where to line=break a slash?
From: "Chris Morton" <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2008 14:45:36 -0700

As I recall, I first came across it in various M$ publications, both printed
and online. It's especially useful when documenting the Windows Registry,
what with its lengthy paths.

> Chris

On 7/11/08, Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net> wrote:
> > From: Chris Morton
> > I've seen this convention used in manuals...
> >
> > Doo-Wa-Diddy/
> > Diddy-Dum/
> > Diddy-Doo
> I've never seen this convention, but I've had to deal the long link and
> path
> issues. When there are multiple options or a list of links or paths, the
> broken path becomes an issue because it can look like a separate option.
> This method of indenting each part of the path makes sense to me because it
> is clear that the indented part belongs to the part above, which belongs to
> the part above it.
> I guess I'll add this one to my assortment of preferred conventions.
> Lauren

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