[APG Public List] Question About Materials Presentation

L. Boswell laboswell at rogers.com
Thu Feb 18 09:48:41 MST 2010

In complicated documents where the information isn't obvious I sometimes use very small triangular markers that fit to the page without leaving any mark (very small, thin 'clip' style things), which point right to the area of interest.

--- On Thu, 2/18/10, Janey Joyce <jejoyce at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

From: Janey Joyce <jejoyce at sbcglobal.net>
Subject: [APG Public List] Question About Materials Presentation
To: apgpubliclist at apgen.org
Date: Thursday, February 18, 2010, 4:34 PM

NEVER, NEVER highlight anything on a document.  A highlighted area does not photo copy well and is generally unacceptable in applications for organizations like the Daughters of the American Revolution, which now scans such documents.

So that the client can easily spot an ancestor's name on a record, I put a small checkmark in the margin of the document next to the line where the name appears.  I usually use red ink so that it really stands out but does not obscure the information.

Janey E. Joyce in San Antonio, Texas

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