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by Mats
Thu Oct 05, 2006 9:28 pm
Forum: The Nitty and the Gritty
Topic: [Discussion] Cross referencing
Replies: 92
Views: 51381

I am wondering, however, why it seems that obvious to so many that the CR should update when printing or saving and not immediately. If we cannot supply a decent speed with immediate updates of CRs we would not update immediately, of course, but why forfeit this in advance? My opinion is that autom...
by Mats
Thu Oct 05, 2006 8:35 pm
Forum: The Nitty and the Gritty
Topic: Handling of linebreaking & hyphenation in Mellel
Replies: 0
Views: 3948

Handling of linebreaking & hyphenation in Mellel

Dear all, Still haven't been able to use Mellel since I (happily) discovered it a few days ago, but will hopefully find a Mac-enabled friend soon rather than later whose computer I can use... Anyway, I thought I'd add my opinions about linebreaking & hyphenation algorithms. What linebreaking algorit...
by Mats
Thu Oct 05, 2006 7:58 pm
Forum: The Nitty and the Gritty
Topic: [Discussion] Indexing
Replies: 28
Views: 28967

Dear all, I think one should not forget that indexing is a profession and requires not only alot of understanding of the text and topic, but also years of training. Not referring to the gentlemen and -women in this forum, but when most non-indexers talk about an index, they actually talk about a con...
by Mats
Mon Oct 02, 2006 5:32 pm
Forum: The Nitty and the Gritty
Topic: [Discussion] Cross referencing
Replies: 92
Views: 51381

Hello, Having read this thread, two things spring to mind: 1: I definitely recommend not having automatic updating of crossreferences, but to update the crossreferences prior to saving or printing, and to have some kind of "Update references" button or menu command. Take a look at Adobe Framemaker, ...