How to improve the design of this document?

Community Beginner ,
May 12, 2009 May 12, 2009

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Hi,

I'm working on this simple business plan and was wondering if perhaps you guys could offer me any advice on how to improve its design? Any important typographical conventions? What about the typeblock? Perhaps there are some golden number-inspired sizes / ratios I could apply here and there?

Thanks so much y'all!

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New Here ,
Jun 12, 2009 Jun 12, 2009

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Hey reddvinylene,

I like your setup it's already looking good, but there are some things you can improve.

The Index

The numbering of the table of content looks good but the indentation of your subs looks kind of awkward especially where one is followed by another and the numbering is between two words of text. I have included a sketch of what you could do (don't look at the quality the camera sucks, it's from my work). The dots are a no go, they draw to much attention and pollute your lay-out.

If you need some tips for the body post again, but I need to know if you will use a spread lay-out or a single page lay-out. And about the golden section, do you know something about it or do you need it explained because I could if you want.

good luck,

Sidney

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Community Beginner ,
Jun 12, 2009 Jun 12, 2009

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Dear Sidney,

thanks for the response. Your file is still queued up though. While we wait, I did manage to get help here, here, and here as well.

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New Here ,
Jun 13, 2009 Jun 13, 2009

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Hey,

I don't know why the image wasn't attached but i'll draw you

a new sketch this weekend. For the body as well.

Sidney

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Community Beginner ,
Jun 13, 2009 Jun 13, 2009

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The file is still queued, what's up with that?

Anyway - yeah, the table dots might pose a problem. Have you seen the classicthesis.pdf or fontinstallationguide.pdf way of doing it? Those are the only options I have right now.

Cheers!

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New Here ,
Jun 13, 2009 Jun 13, 2009

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Hey,

That's almost like the sketch I send you, here it is. The only thing I did

different is the indenting I would keep it ordered.

good luck,

Sidney

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Jun 29, 2009 Jun 29, 2009

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That is some pretty fine handwriting you got there

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Jul 22, 2009 Jul 22, 2009

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Thanks for the compliment and sorry for replying this late. If you need any more help let me know.

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