Re: Chapter-page numbering, reasons for

Subject: Re: Chapter-page numbering, reasons for
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 3 Dec 2009 12:19:01 -0800

My view is that even in a print context chapter numbers do not provide
enough additional benefit over page numbers to compensate for the
potential confusion of chapter numbers changing as the document is
revised.

Technical documentation is almost never read linearly. Users look in
the TOC or index to find the information they need.

On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 11:17 AM, Al Geist <al -dot- geist -at- geistassociates -dot- com> wrote:
>
> ... Printed books are read linearly and should have a TOC.
> Chapter number-Page Numbers assist the user in locating the subject matter
> they discovered in the TOC. ...
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References:
RE: Chapter-page numbering, reasons for: From: Leonard C. Porrello
RE: Chapter-page numbering, reasons for: From: neilson
RE: Chapter-page numbering, reasons for: From: Leonard C. Porrello
Re: Chapter-page numbering, reasons for: From: Robert Lauriston
RE: Chapter-page numbering, reasons for: From: Al Geist

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