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other Section within the Subtopic. If You are Working with Individual Section Pages
If you are viewing an individual Section page in the System and wish to navigate to
the individual page of another Section within the same Subtopic, you can use the ―Section
Links‖ feature, located on the bottom toolbar of the Section page.
To navigate directly to a different Section within the same Subtopic, position your
mouse pointer over the ―Section Links‖ feature to display a pop-up menu of the Subtopic’s
Sections, then click a Section number listed on the menu to navigate to it. Note that clicking
on a Section title will not do anything.
You can use this same technique to navigate back to the Section you started at or any
other Section within the Subtopic. Lesson 4: Understanding the Scope of Guidance 37 Try It Now
Go to the
individual page of
the Sections in
Links” feature. TIP FOR SUCCESS: Help If You Get Lost
As you review paragraph-level content in the Codification, it is easy to become ―lost,‖ that is, unsure of the
Section, Subtopic, or Topic that you are currently viewing. Fortunately, in the System, you can easily
determine exactly where you are when browsing content at the paragraph level. Simply position your mouse
pointer over any paragraph number (keeping in mind that it will be preceded by the standardized number of its
Section) to display the paragraph’s hierarchical context in a pop-up box. For example, if you navigate to
Subtopic 10, Overall, of Topic 705, Cost of Sales and Services, and join all Sections on a single page, you
could become disoriented as you read through the large amount of content in the Subtopic. But if you hover
over the paragraph number ―25-7‖, the following pop-up box will be displayed: As the pop-up box shows, paragraph 25-7 is located in the Interim Financial Reporting paragraph group of the
General Subsection of Section 25 of Subtopic 10 of Topic 720. COMPREHENDING SCOPE INFORMATION
To correctly determine the scope of any specif...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2014 for the course ECON 12586 taught by Professor Yorambarzel during the Fall '09 term at University of Washington.
- Fall '09