If I have a table that spans more than one page, I naturally use this 
variable in the Table Title. Well, we have a new editor on board that came 
from a journalism background, not software documentation background, and 
her mantra is "nice, tight copy" . . .So, no it's not copy - it's 
technical procedures and although I don't believe any extra verbiage 
either, table continuation seems to be a critical one to me. I have 
actually had some reviewers not recognize that a table continues (they 
thought one table was multiple tables) until I used this variable. I am 
digging my heels in on this one (I have given to a few others just so that 
I can hold my ground on what I feel is really important).

Generic thoughts - do you use or not use this variable for tables that 
span multiple pages and why or why not?



Tammy Van Boening
Senior Technical Writer
Jeppesen Sanderson, Inc.
tammy.vanboening at

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