Re: Using tables for content

Subject: Re: Using tables for content
From: Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca>
To: Sean <seanb_us -at- yahoo -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2013 15:23:41 -0700

Sean,

When you put it in context, it makes perfect sense.

-T


On Fri, Oct 25, 2013 at 1:24 PM, David Artman <david -at- davidartman -dot- com> wrote:

> If that's all you want to do, why not do it with a run-in "heading" for
> the instruction, which continues to the result?
>
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> Subject: Using tables for content
> From: Sean <[1]seanb_us -at- yahoo -dot- com>
> Date: Thu, October 24, 2013 9:44 am
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> 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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