Using tables for content

Subject: Using tables for content
From: Sean <seanb_us -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2013 06:44:55 -0700 (PDT)

Hi all,

So, whilst I search the archives, can we have a live discussion on the pros and cons of using tables for tech writing content. Consider a traditional procedure that uses step: in the left column, the action, and in the right column, the result. It seems, for Word, each row needs to be numbered manually.

Conversely, there is standard ordered list approach without using a table.

Thoughts?

Sean


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