RE: Numbered versus unnumbered heads in very technical reference guides

Subject: RE: Numbered versus unnumbered heads in very technical reference guides
From: "Porrello, Leonard" <lporrello -at- illumina -dot- com>
To: Fred Ridder <docudoc -at- hotmail -dot- com>, Julie Stickler <jstickler -at- gmail -dot- com>, tech2wr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2013 21:20:42 +0000

Do you number down to the individual paragraph level? If not, how far down do you recommend for your purposes?

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From: techwr-l-bounces+lporrello=illumina -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com [mailto:techwr-l-bounces+lporrello=illumina -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com] On Behalf Of Fred Ridder
Sent: Tuesday, June 18, 2013 2:18 PM
To: Julie Stickler; tech2wr-l
Subject: RE: Numbered versus unnumbered heads in very technical reference guides

It's much easier, faster, and much less ambiguous to point the customer to Section 6.3.2 than to try to direct them to the third paragraph on page 89 or to the "Things to watch out for" subsection under the "Configuration options" section in the "Frumious interface" chapter.

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References:
RE: Use if xrefs in topic based or minimalist writing: From: Porrello, Leonard
Numbered versus unnumbered heads in very technical reference guides: From: Matt Gras
RE: Numbered versus unnumbered heads in very technical reference guides: From: Erika Yanovich
Re: Numbered versus unnumbered heads in very technical reference guides: From: Julie Stickler
RE: Numbered versus unnumbered heads in very technical reference guides: From: Fred Ridder

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