RE: Top 10 mistakes unstructured FrameMaker Users make in contentbeforetranslation

Subject: RE: Top 10 mistakes unstructured FrameMaker Users make in contentbeforetranslation
From: <kathleen -at- writefortheuser -dot- com>
To: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2010 06:05:22 -0700


But aren't the ones you set up with fields also styles? Or is this a
matter of terminology, with the term style referring to paragraph,font,
lead, etc.?

Kathleen

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> Subject: RE: Top 10 mistakes unstructured FrameMaker Users make in
> contentbeforetranslation
> From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
> Date: Fri, March 26, 2010 7:49 am
> To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
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>
> Hi Kathleen,
>
> I can't speak to current recommendations, only to my own experience.
> When I prepare a document that I know is going to be touched by many
> hands (e.g. for translation), I prefer SEQ, ListNum, and AutoNumLgl
> numbering. Even those who don't understand Word styles are usually
> willing to copy and paste the relevant fields, without asking a lot of
> questions. And when they insist on typing in numbers by hand, it's
> relatively easy for me to restore the required fields.
>
> On the other hand, for documents that largely stay in my own control, I
> think style-based list numbering is the bee's knees.
>
> Happy Friday!
>
> Dan
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> > Subject: RE: Top 10 mistakes unstructured FrameMaker Users
> > make in contentbeforetranslation
> >
> > Re #8, Style-based list numbering, could you give a one or
> > two line explanation. In the past the safest way to use
> > numbering in word was to set up your own styles. What is the
> > current recommendation?
> >
>
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