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Mini-Quiz: Indexing with FrameMaker

by Ron Kurtus (14 July 2000)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.



1. Why highlight text when adding a marker?

To add an extra step

So you don't forget what to type in

It is automatically entered in the Marker window

2. What punctuation do you use to add a subentry?

A colon

A semi-colon

A Space + Backspace

3. Why would you print out the chapter index?

To facilitate editing

To show your supervisor your progress

To stretch out the work

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in using FrameMaker. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.


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Resources and references

Ron Kurtus' Credentials

Websites

American Society of Indexers - Organization for writers specializing in indexing issues

Society for Technical Communication

FrameMaker Resources

Books

The Art of Indexing by Larry Bonura, John Wiley & Sons, 1994 ($31.99) - Short lessons on each step of the indexing process, including how to estimate indexing time and indexing for on-line documents.

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