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Re: error after command 'make'


Thanks, Hannie for pointing out that error and to Kevin for correcting it.
I saw the error before I committed 77 yesterday (I think the error was in
76). The 'make' worked and the manual built, but 'make' did note the error,
and I forgot to go back to locate the problem.

I think this error also allows me to remind everyone (again) that *we are
asking all authors and editors to focus with intent these next few weeks on
reducing the use of marginnotes in the manual*. The error noted yesterday
is a double-whammy in that it's both a marginnote AND a screenshot. I've
not seen the actual marginnote and screenshot that induced the error, so
the use of marginnote here with a screenshot may be legitmate, but the fact
that it's a marginnote/screenshot pairing leads me to suspect the contents
could go into the body of the adjacent text. Each of these marginnotes
should be examined on a case-by-case basis, and legitimate marginnotes
should absolutely remain intact--all others should be reintroduced into the
body of the text.

Last weekend, I went through every section I was assigned, and with the
exception of possibly one marginnote, I either moved the marginnote into
the body of the text, or deemed the existing marginnote unnecessary for a
beginner's manual and deleted it. It's surprisingly easy to reintroduce
marginnotes into the main text, and as a result, the manual reads better
and visually looks more professional with clean margins.

So...just a friendly word of encouragement! :)


On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 1:50 AM, Kevin Godby <godbyk@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hello, Hannie.
> I've corrected the problem in the bzr repository.
> The hardware/keyboardandmouse.tex file had a \marginscreenshot with a
> missing label.  That is, they had
> \marginscreenshot{04-KeyboardPanelSettings.png}{Keyboard \gls{applet}
> menu.} instead of
> \marginscreenshot{04-KeyboardPanelSettings.png}{ss:keyboard-applet-menu}{Keyboard
> \gls{applet} menu.}. (They left out the second argument.)
> This should serve as a reminder to everyone to please run 'make'
> before committing and pushing your changes.
> Thanks!
> —Kevin
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