RE: Footnotes - acceptable in technical documentation?

Subject: RE: Footnotes - acceptable in technical documentation?
From: "Cardimon, Craig" <ccardimon -at- M-S-G -dot- com>
To: "'Bruce Megan (ST-CO/MKP3)'" <Megan -dot- Bruce -at- us -dot- bosch -dot- com>, 'TECHWR-L' <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 8 Nov 2013 16:33:39 +0000

If I need to footnote an item, I put it right where I need it, in parentheses.

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Sent: Friday, November 08, 2013 11:33 AM
To: TECHWR-L
Subject: Footnotes - acceptable in technical documentation?

Hello All:

What are you thoughts on footnotes in technical documentation? I have been told that footnotes in technical documentation is forbidden because instructions show the reader how to do something, and footnotes distract the reader from instruction.

Your thoughts?

Megan


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