Several of our users are complaining that tables in the Editor view don't look like they do when composed in a print preview. Tables have no identation in our editor view but they have the standard 1" margin when you do a print preview and I was wondering if there was any way to have the indentation in the Editor view as well, as well as make it more WYSIWYG looking. I know it's last century technology 🙂
Thanks for the input, everyone! I think for now just indenting the table will help. For the record, I agree that WYSIWYG is last century technology, but they haven't made me dictator for life here yet so I cannot enforce this upon others.
How about "WYSICWYG (What You See Is Coincidentally What you Get)"? This is what I stress to our Training Team when they migrate people from Word to Arbortext. It's useful to make the point to people that what they see on screen might resemble what they see in print or online (ours is an online product), but unlike Word, this resemblance is not a direct consequence of the markup they use, and that furthermore they should concentrate on getting the semantics correct, and now worry too much about the display. To re-inforce the point we've deliberately left the FOSI looking different from the product.
Our editorial XML goes through multiple transformations before ultimately appearing as HTML in a browser, and our authors understand that any one of those processes (or an unsupported browser/version) could cause the final product to display differently than expected.
Having said all that, XML tables are something of a paradox.
"WYSIWYG is last-century technology!"