Re: Odd/Even formatting

Subject: Re: Odd/Even formatting
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2018 17:24:34 -0700

These days there commonly is no WP or DTP application. The source is
in HTML, DITA, Markdown, DocBook, or some other markup language, in a
content management or source control system, and transformed into a
variety of outputs.

No one who looks at many contemporary PDFs will be confused by the
title page being numbered 1.

On Wed, Aug 29, 2018 at 5:11 PM, Mike Starr <mike -at- writestarr -dot- com> wrote:
> They don't put in the PDF what the original word processing/desktop
> publishing application includes? That would be a dealbreaker.
>
> One generally does not include front matter in the TOC, just the actual
> document content. First item in the TOC should be 1. I highly doubt that
> very many readers would find that confusing.
> On 8/29/2018 2:33 PM, Robert Lauriston wrote:
>>
>> Lots of PDF-generating tools don't support Roman numerals for front
>> matter.
>>
>> I think it's less confusing for readers to start with 1.
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Odd/Even formatting: From: Sion Lane
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RE: Odd/Even formatting: From: Rick Quatro
Re: Odd/Even formatting: From: Mike Starr
Re: Odd/Even formatting: From: Jack DeLand
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Re: Odd/Even formatting: From: Mike Starr

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