Power Tools for Technical Communication:
Chapter 17 Quiz


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  1. Explain what file names for web pages must end with and why.

  2. Describe the special functions that frames bring to web pages.

  3. Chapter 17 highly recommends one particular use of frames in web pages. Describe that use.

  4. Explain why can't you use software such as Microsoft Word, Corel WordPerfect, or Lotus Word Pro to create Web pages.

  5. Explain what is meant by the term hypertext as it is discussed in Chapter 17.

  6. Chapter 17 refers to spot links. Explain the meaning of that term.

  7. Explain what Chapter 17 recommends as the first thing to do when you are converting an existing printed document to hypertext.

  8. Chapter 17 refers to menus. Explain the meaning of that term.

  9. State the term used in Chapter 17 to refer to the entire system of tools that readers use to find their way around in a hypertext. Describe the tools referred to by that term.

  10. Chapter 17 refers to generic links. Explain the meaning of that term.
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