RE: Question about "sidebars"

Subject: RE: Question about "sidebars"
From: Fred Ridder <docudoc -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: Shawn C <shawn -at- cohodata -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 9 Oct 2013 15:54:00 -0400

Shawn C wrote about "sidebars" (scare quotes courtesy of Craig C.):

> - I prefer placing them in a shaded table (either stretched across page or
> in a special side-bar margin).
> But always be consistent! In other words, don't change the style
> throughout a family of documents.

Aww, that takes all the sport out of it. It's so much more fun to make every document different and keep the readers (assuming anybody actually reads the documentation!) guessing.

Fred Ridder, already ready for Friday...

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