RE: Use of word "reference" when cross referencing

Subject: RE: Use of word "reference" when cross referencing
From: Paul Hanson <twer_lists_all -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 13:11:33 +0000

I prefer to specify why the user would want to go read something else prior to naming the other place so I use this structure: "For more information about the system layout, see <hyperlink>Understand the System Layout</hyperlink>."

Paul Hanson
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Sent: Tuesday, August 14, 2018 4:34 PM
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Subject: Use of word "reference" when cross referencing
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I was taught to use "See section <section name> for more information." when the information is in the same document, and to use "Refer to <document name>" when the information is external to the document.
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Use of word "reference" when cross referencing: From: Lin Sims

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