Re: FrameMaker Cross-Reference Question

Subject: Re: FrameMaker Cross-Reference Question
From: Margaret Thomas <marg -at- STC -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 3 Jan 1995 09:06:47 -0800

Paul: For figures, I include the colon in my auto-number format, but in my
cross-reference format, I use the building block <$paranumonly>, i.e.,
"Figure <$paranumonly> on page <$pagenum>". <$paranumonly> prints only
the auto-generated number, not the text, tabs, etc., that you may have
included in your auto-number format.
Paul writes:
>Greetings all!

>Quick Frame question for you:

> * For my figure titles, I use the following format:

> Figure 1-3: Category Maintenance Program

> When I generate cross-references to the figure number, I
> get something that looks like this:

> The CMP main window, shown in Figure 1-3:, is...

> (I don't particularly like the colon after the figure name.)

> I could add the colon to the body of the figure title, not the
> autonumbered text. If I do that, however, references to the
> figure name will look like this:

> Please refer to Figure 1-3, ": CMP main window."

> (I like the colon even less there!)

>How do you format your figure titles, and how do you format your
>cross-references to those figure titles?

>Thank you for your help!


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