[texworks] Call for Help: Proofreading the manual

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Mon Mar 7 18:22:11 CET 2011

Some general observations:

 - if a paragraph introduces something and ends in a colon, then the thing which it introduces shouldn't be on the next page

 - section heads shouldn't be allowed to hyphenate and should be ragged right (page 14) --- also they shouldn't turn down a single word --- probably they should be a bit smaller to minimize this sort of thing.

 - once the text is finalized, you'll need to go through and eliminate stacks (three word stack on the left of the last paragraph on page 14)

 - do we want to use guillemets for quoting in the English language version? I see English quotes in some places, guillemets in others --- shouldn't this be consistent?

 - is the huge indent for the footnotes necessary? Just setting the footnote number on a hanging indent would like more even.

 - A.Appendices --- there's only one at this time, so shouldn't this be singular ``Appendix''?

I'd strongly urge going back to the Chancery font on the cover since you're already using it for the Chapter Numbers in the openers (which looks quite nice) --- just _please_ find a version which isn't so ``swashy'' for the caps.

William Adams
senior graphic designer
Fry Communications
Sphinx of black quartz, judge my vow.

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