Hi All,

  Not too long ago, there was some discussion about having a landscape page in 
a book of otherwise portrait pages. The concensus seemed to be that although it 
can be done by inserting a separate file for the landscape pages and adjusting 
the page numbering settings accordingly, it doesn't fit good usability models. 
My gut tells me it's a proverbial Pandora's box.

  Well, now we've got the same issue: someone says a secondary audience 
(internal) for the doc in question want to see all the alarm info in one big 
landscape table, rather than chunked in ways that facilitate presenting on a 
portrait page. Our primary audience is external customers. And the "someone" is 
a Word user who likes to "cowboy" the formatting, regardless of what's in the 
templates. So, before I spend the time to develop a landscape template and 
train the writers on when it's OK to use it and how to make it function, could 
someone please tell me where I could find some sound usability studies that 
weigh in on either side of this issue?


  Thanks,
  Rene Stephenson


Rene L. Stephenson
eNovative Solutions, Inc.
Business Phone: 678-513-0051
Email: rinnie1 at yahoo.com




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