Re: Using tables for content

Subject: Re: Using tables for content
From: punit shrivastava <punitshrivastava -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Monique Semp <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net>
Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2013 21:38:16 +0530

On top of that it will be not user friendly read
On 24 Oct 2013 20:48, "Monique Semp" <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net> wrote:

> Aside from the obvious disadvantage of having to manually number each
>> step, ...
>>
>
> There's no reason to manually number paragraphs in tables in Word. Just as
> you can create paragraph styles for all your numbering needs (for example,
> I've got Steps and Substeps; and for indented paragraphs I've got Steps2
> and Substeps2; all of which are independent list styles), you can set up
> numbered paragraph styles to use for paragraphs in tables. (I've got
> TableSteps and TableSubsteps.)
>
> The table numbering styles are tricky to work with, but no worse than
> Word's regular numbered lists for "regular" (non-table) paragraphs.
>
> This doesn't answer the question of whether putting a procedure in a table
> is a good idea. I generally don't do that. Instead, I use my table
> numbering paragraphs for process overview tables where each "step" in the
> process refers to a discrete task that is written in the usual style (using
> the regular numbered paragraphs in the main text flow of the doc).
>
> -Monique
>
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References:
Using tables for content: From: Sean
RE: Using tables for content: From: Lynne Wright
Re: Using tables for content: From: Monique Semp

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