Re: Re: Cross-reference style question

Subject: Re: Re: Cross-reference style question
From: Nancy Allison <maker -at- verizon -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 01 Dec 2009 10:44:59 -0600 (CST)

Hi, Gene. What our clients are getting, in the PDF that they probably will print out, and in the online help file, is this, in blue:

-- "Setting Up Your Toaster" on page 47

Sounds like that would work for you. If it came perfect bound, would the blue type bug you?

(If you have the 15th edition of the Chicago Manual of Style, what do you think of the blue links? [For example, page 196-197.] I've just scanned the likely places looking for an explanation of them, but no luck so far!)


On Dec 1, 2009, Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:

If the primary method of document delivery is online and I am printing document
pages on my own printer, it wouldn't bother me that the printed cross-references
still had "online styling." But if I opened a book that came packed with the
product and saw the cross-references styled that way there, it would annoy the
hell out of me.

Gene Kim-Eng


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