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Subject:Re: Tips on ASCII/HTML resumes From:Dianne Driskell <ddriskel -at- CS -dot- UTEXAS -dot- EDU> Date:Mon, 18 Mar 1996 10:16:16 -0600
Emily, I'm the job bank coordinator for the Austin STC chapter.
Using ASCII, don't use spaces for indents. Each monitor displays the type
in a different way and your idents may come up jagged on someone elses
monitor. Use 12 point type and something like times if you convert from a
Word, etc. file to ASCII. Use line spacing and caps to emphasize or for
headings. Tabs are ok if you make sure that your line length is no more
than 5 inches.
Since, in ASCII, you don't get to show off your design talents, spelling,
punctuation, and no other errors is very important.