RE: Hyperlinks to Figure Captions... what do other people do?

Subject: RE: Hyperlinks to Figure Captions... what do other people do?
From: "Daniel Frankham" <daniel -dot- frankham -at- saabsystems -dot- com -dot- au>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 1 May 2007 14:20:16 +0930

Our cross-references to figures point to the figures themselves, not the
captions. The way this works is that the figure's auto-numbering is
maintained in the figure paragraph, and the numbering format of the
caption paragraph (which is under the figure) just repeats the number
from the figure (i.e. the caption's autonumber format is identical to
that for figures, except that instead of 'n+' it's just 'n').

--
Daniel Frankham

> So here is the situation. Our figure captions are underneath
> the illustrations they refer to, and we generate hyperlinks
> for them in Acrobat and WebWorks using tags automated cross
> references in the Frame Maker source. When you click a
> hyperlinked figure reference, "See figure 4-1", for example,
> in an HTML page the system therefore displays the page with
> the figure title at the top forcing you to scroll up if you
> want to see the illustration.
>
> This is proper behavior but it also dumb-looking.
>
> Known solutions all have problems:

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