Re: manual vs white paper

Subject: Re: manual vs white paper
From: Marguerite <mkrupp128 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: Gina Jones <gina -dot- techwriter -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2015 21:04:51 -0400

A lot depends on the length of the white paper.

If it runs more than 2-3pages, then an appendix might be best.

If you're stuck with having to include the white paper text as-is in-line, perhaps you could put it on a lightly shaded background to differentiate it from the rest of the text, as if it were an extended sidebar.

Marguerite

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> On Aug 25, 2015, at 1:32 PM, Gina Jones <gina -dot- techwriter -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
>
> Hi all!
>
> I was recently sent a white paper as is, with instructions to insert the
> content as a new topic within the relevant chapter of a user manual I am
> working on.
>
> To maintain writing consistency and keep out pre-sale narrative, I'm going
> to suggest appending the white paper to the manual or including a
> cross-reference to the site it's published on. Is there an alternative to
> these options? Can you think of additional reasons or have any advice on
> persuading my client to go this route?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Gina
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