Removing things from the normal flow

Callouts, Images & Figures

An author's composition normally flows from one paragraph to another, from one section to another. But when a concept or auxillary information is available, it can be put in its own separate out-of-flow content area.

Callouts and hidden details

Capturing the casual reader's attention with a featured callout.
Details and summary
Keeping long-winded passages hidden until the user wants to reveal them.


Inline images
Adding images within the flow of text.
Block-framed images
Adding images that cleanly separate the flow of text.
Positioning images
Adding images with adjacent floating text.


Captioning figures
Placing a caption under a drawing or chart.

Removing things from the normal flow

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