Re: Chapter-page numbering, reasons for

Subject: Re: Chapter-page numbering, reasons for
From: Margaret Hassall <margaret -dot- hassall -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Nancy Allison <maker -at- verizon -dot- net>
Date: Fri, 4 Dec 2009 08:43:16 +1100

I have found that people often want to print out just a couple of pages from
a large document, and this is much easier without the chapter numbers - that
can lead to confusion.

I prefer pages numbered consecutively, for finding and printing, but have
the chapter number/title in the header/footer somewhere. Many of our old
templates have chapter numbers in the footer, but don't restart the page
numbers - this works. I have changed templates so that they don't restart
numbering after the front matter as well.


On Fri, Dec 4, 2009 at 2:00 AM, Nancy Allison <maker -at- verizon -dot- net> wrote:

> Hi, all.
> I have been updating inherited templates. All of them use chapter-page
> numbering (1-1, 2-1, 3-1, etc.)
> I can think of only one reason for this technique, and it's outdated.
> <snip>...
> Is it worth doing? Do you do it? If you made the changeover in your
> company, did you get any objections?
> Thanks!
> --Nancy

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