Re: Out or in...

Subject: Re: Out or in...
From: Stephen Bernhardt <sbernhar -at- NMSU -dot- EDU>
Date: Thu, 5 Jan 1995 08:55:36 -0700

Sonja asks below and I would say, it makes sense to work from the left
margin in, signaling subordination as you move progressively into a
document hierarchy (down into). Layout 1 violates that in what I assume
is an attempt to highlight the proc steps. I'd prefer #2. And I wouldn't
expect a reader to be with me beyond the third level of indent.

steve
>
> Given the following two layout styles, and the fact that we are using color
for
> headings, numbers, and bullets, is there a reason for using one layout instead
> of the other?

> Layout 1

> | Text text text text text text |
> | text text text text text text. |
> | 1 Text text. |
> | 2 Text text. |
> | Text text text text text text |
> | text text text text text text. |
> | * Text text. |
> | * Text text. |


> Layout 2

> | Text text text text text text |
> | text text text text text text. |
> | 1 Text text. |
> | 2 Text text. |
> | Text text text text text text |
> | text text text text text text. |
> | * Text text. |
> | * Text text. |


> Thanks in advance for your comments.

> Sonja Draeger
> Learning Products Developer
> Hewlett-Packard Australia Ltd



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