Re: Chapter Numbering

Subject: Re: Chapter Numbering
From: Joe Miller <joemiller -at- CANBERRA -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 1997 08:15:20 -0500

>I'm debating whether to begin numbering chapters at the intro,
>or the subsequent chapter. I've got a pile of guides here from other
>companies, and almost all of them begin after the intro section. I
>did that for my last guide, but I wonder whether that invites readers
>to completely skip the intro.

>How do you approach this issue, as small as it is?

We number the Intro as chapter 1. If there's a preface, we
consider that part of the front matter and don't give it a
chapter number.

joemiller -at- canberra -dot- com

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