Re: [BULK] Re: Use of word "reference" when cross referencing

Subject: Re: [BULK] Re: Use of word "reference" when cross referencing
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 13:36:34 -0700

The Microsoft Manual of Style, 4th Edition, is a book written and
edited by Microsoft Press staff. It's well-organized, has some useful
illustrations, and was professionally laid out in InDesign, so the PDF
was first-rate.

The Microsoft Style Guide is a GitHub project started by three
Microsoft engineers and a marketing writer. The original content was a
subset of what was in the book with topics that were previously
grouped logically put into alphabetical order. iTextSharp is a free
tool they use to dump the web site to that crude PDF.

When they first started, the cross-references pointed to the web site
rather than to targets in the book.

On Wed, Aug 15, 2018 at 1:25 PM, Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net> wrote:
> On 8/15/2018 1:17 PM, Robert Lauriston wrote:
>>
>> That's an iTextSharp dump of the Microsoft Style Guide web site.
>
>
> What is that? How is this book different from the one you purchase?
>
>> They've improved it a bit, the cross-references work now instead of
>> sending you back to the web site.
>
>
> I didn't see cross-references going to the website in the pdf. Every link
> goes to the information that is referenced. Every reference is preceded by
> "See also," incidentally.
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Follow-Ups:

References:
Use of word "reference" when cross referencing: From: Lin Sims
Re: Use of word "reference" when cross referencing: From: Gene Kim-Eng
RE: [BULK] Re: Use of word "reference" when cross referencing: From: Mike McCallister
Re: [BULK] Re: Use of word "reference" when cross referencing: From: Gene Kim-Eng
Re: [BULK] Re: Use of word "reference" when cross referencing: From: Lin Sims
Re: [BULK] Re: Use of word "reference" when cross referencing: From: Lauren
Re: [BULK] Re: Use of word "reference" when cross referencing: From: Lauren

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