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From: "Cheri Casper" <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] Add a Person Screen was Default tags
Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2001 08:37:03 -0800
References: <4.1.20010221132229.0178d3d0@pop.mis.net><4.1.20010221205659.023fc9a0@pop.mis.net><4.1.20010222172021.01790400@pop.mis.net><4.1.20010222224527.0187cc60@pop.mis.net> <4.1.20010223014055.016b4090@pop.mis.net>


It is the reference number. I have exactly as many reference numbers as I
do endnotes so it can't be anything else but the reference number. And it
does exactly as I said, generate into the sentence in front of the comma
instead of after where it really belongs.


----- Original Message -----
From: Lee Hoffman <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, February 22, 2001 10:50 PM
Subject: Re: [TMG] Add a Person Screen was Default tags


> Cheri Casper wrote:
> >Lee - In re-reading your message, our style manuals say the same thing --
> >(with the exception of the dash) the reference number should appear
*after*
> >the punctuation. In the sentence example I gave (Mary Smith, daughter of
> >so-and-so) TMG generates the reference number *before* the comma so it
reads
> >Mary Smith(1), [Mary Smith, reference number, comma] instead of Mary
> >Smith,(1) [Mary Smith, comma, reference number]. TMG's output thus
violates
> >the rules and it just jumps out at me from the screen (perhaps this is
from
> >10 years of grading papers in typing, word processing, secretarial
practice
> >and the like). Unless something is screwed up with my version of the
> >program. If not, it seems that citations to names as currently generated
by
> >TMG (at least in the individual narrative) violate the placement of the
> >comma following the individual's name.
>
> Is this a citation reference number or a generation number? It is
> sometimes hard to tell the difference.
>
>
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