Re: Figures with numbered callouts

Subject: Re: Figures with numbered callouts
From: Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Nancy Allison <maker -at- verizon -dot- net>
Date: Tue, 3 Nov 2009 17:35:12 -0500

> In making our documents easier to translate, I am removing text callouts from our figures and putting numbered (or lettered) callouts instead.

Numbers are more universal than letters. Not sure what languages
you're targeting...

> I intend to put the explanatory text somehow near the figure . . . but I'm not sure what is the best way.
> How do you do it? Do you use a list, a table (with rules, with invisible rules), a different font? Do you put it above or below the caption?

Use a table below the image. As for rules and fonts, that's up to your
template and style guide.

Bill Swallow

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