Re: Inches, CM, Picas, or Points?

Subject: Re: Inches, CM, Picas, or Points?
From: Ron Biggs <ronb -at- SAKSON -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 2 Apr 1998 13:01:57 -0800

Microsoft presents its template requirements in picas, per their
"Microsoft Brand Book" (or Das Buch, as is fondly known).

-ron
senior editor
sakson & taylor inc
206.545.3608
www.sakson.com

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Comly, Daniel [SMTP:Daniel -dot- Comly -at- LIBERTYMUTUAL -dot- COM]
> Sent: Thursday, April 02, 1998 10:44 AM
> To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> Subject: Inches, CM, Picas, or Points?
>
> I'm setting up document templates to establish a standard look for my
> department's end user documents. Contract tech writers and in-house
> staff will use the templates. I prefer in picas and points, but I
> don't
> want to use those units of measurement if it will cause problems for
> the
> folks who will have to use my style sheets.
>
> When you set up documents and style sheets, do you specify
> measurements
> in inches, centimeters, picas, or points? Why? Does it matter, or am I
> just obsessing?
>
> Respond off-line and I'll post a summary.
>
> Dan Comly
> Liberty Mutual Group
> Portsmouth NH
>
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