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Subject:Re: Lists of Tables/Figures From:Kat Nagel/MasterWork <katnagel -at- EZNET -dot- NET> Date:Tue, 23 May 1995 11:09:49 -0400
Phil Hellerman wrote:
>We are drafting new documentation standards for use within the technical
>writing group. One individual feels strongly that List of Tables and List of
>Figures as items included within the front matter of a document are passe'.
>As she put it "its too technical looking".
As a user, I find these tables *very* helpful. I often need to refer to a
particular table or figure, and trying to find them in a regular index is
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