RE: Chapter-page numbering, reasons for

Subject: RE: Chapter-page numbering, reasons for
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 3 Dec 2009 10:21:47 -0500

Oh, I have no problem indicating the chapter number -- I think it's a
real convenience.

I'm just saying that "Chapter 4: ICFBD, page 75" should be the 75th page
of the whole document, not of chapter 4.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Marguerite Krupp
> Sent: Thursday, December 03, 2009 10:13 AM
> To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com; Dan Goldstein
> Subject: RE: Chapter-page numbering, reasons for
> I kinda like chapter-page numbering. It's a quick indicator
> of what chapter I'm in as I flip through a book, regardless
> of whether the chapter name is at the top of the page. But I
> have no data about how customers feel.
> We recently switched to consecutive page numbering for the
> body chapters, but we put the page number on the lower-right
> side of each page. This is OK online (whether page numbers
> are relevant online is a separate discussion), but if I do a
> 2-sided print out of a pdf, the page number gets lost in the
> gutter on the left-hand page. A better solution would be to
> center the page number in the footer, but that space is
> already eaten up by confidentiality and copyright info in our books.

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RE: Chapter-page numbering, reasons for: From: Dan Goldstein
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