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Chunking for easy Web navigation

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As the designer of a hypertext document, you are free from the linear sequence of books. Instead of a linear sequence of pages, hypertext is organized as a complex network of chunks of text and graphics in which each chunk may point to several other chunks.

You have the freedom to set up navigation that takes different readers in different directions, depending on their needs. There are two principal skills you will need to make good use of this freedom:

Before we discuss the different purposes of chunks, let us study the `Anatomy of a Web page'.


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John Shipman, john@nmt.edu
Last updated: 2000/02/15 22:25:27 UT
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