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A lot of good suggestions are being posted. Writing everything in
tables is not a cost-effective manner of formatting. Having to clean
up your code by writing a macro rather defeats the idea of using the
initial tool. Using CSS is the best way, but it depends on the CSS
being present, and not being deleted or overridden by the user.
HTML is not for the faint of heart, nor is it necessarily for someone
who needs presentation control. There are a lot of caveats that go to
producing any documentation, especially long, complex documentation
Plan carefully. Experiment before you go into production, and
standardize, standardize, standardize.