Hi, Just curious: Does this also work when the emphasis page is the first of the two? Will both of the two page numbers have emphasis assigned or only the first one?
Best regards Winfried > -----Original Message----- > From: framers-bounces+wreng=tycoint.com at lists.frameusers.com > [mailto:framers-bounces+wreng=tycoint.com at lists.frameusers.com > ]On Behalf > Of Brian Weis > Sent: Monday, May 07, 2007 10:43 PM > To: framers at lists.frameusers.com > Subject: Re: More Elegant Indexing Solution > > > I've already responded to Kevin, and we have a solution that works. > > > When inserting an index marker for Kevin's "tutorial" > passages, you need to > append the marker text with <Emphasis> . This would be the > only difference > between the regular (or standard) reference and the tutorial > references. For > example, using the index entries from Kevin's initial email, > the text of the > index marker for the "creating new distribution rules" > tutorial would be: > > Distribution Rules:creating new distribution rules <Emphasis> > > > I tested this in my own doc by trying to create index entries > for a report > description. The first index marker was placed where the description > started. Then I inserted the "<Emphasis>" marker where a > sample screenshot > occurred. The resulting Index entry looked like this: > > sales > return detail lookup 36, *37* > > (Yes, the "37" is italicized, but the "36" is not). > > > -- > Brian > > > -------------------- > From: Kevin Hunter < kevinh at excelsystems.com> > Date: May 5, 2007 2:03 PM > Subject: More Elegant Indexing Solution > To: " framers at lists.frameusers.com" <framers at lists.frameusers.com> > > Hi everyone, > > I have a series of user guides where the first few chapters typically > include a tutorial, and the rest of the guide includes > reference information > (like for each option on each screen, that type of thing). So > the first > section and the last part may have overlapping topics, where > in the first > section it's more of a how-to approach, and in the last, it > just tells you > what it does. > > What I want to do is reflect this elegantly in the index, > perhaps by having > one type of reference in italics, and the standard references (to the > reference section of the guide) in normal type. Currently I > have a bit of a > cumbersome approach, where in the actual index entries I just > put the word > (tutorial) into the ref. > > So what I want is tha instead of having this type of thing: > > Distribution Rules > creating new distribution rules, 345 > creating new distribution rules (tutorial), 47 > > to have something like > > Distribution Rules > creating new distribution rules, 47, 345 > > (where the 47 is in italics, not sure if that'll come through > when I send > this email). > > Then, in my How to Use this Guide section, I'd just have to > say once that > the italics indicate references to the tutorial sections. > > thanks! > > Kevin > > Kevin Hunter > ExcelSystems Software Development, Inc. > BCD International, Inc. > www.bcdsoftware.com > kevinh at excelsystems.com > (250) 655-1766 > Fax: (250) 655-1733 > _______________________________________________ > > > You are currently subscribed to Framers as wreng at tycoint.com. > > Send list messages to framers at lists.frameusers.com. > > To unsubscribe send a blank email to > framers-unsubscribe at lists.frameusers.com > or visit > http://lists.frameusers.com/mailman/options/framers/wreng%40ty coint.com Send administrative questions to listadmin at frameusers.com. Visit http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info.