format for references to topic headings in online help

Subject: format for references to topic headings in online help
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 7 Oct 2009 11:40:57 -0700

How do you prefer to format references to topic headings? Double
quotes? Plain text?

When they're hyperlinked, I figure that's adequate, but I have some
where the hyperlink is e.g. "continue with <link>step 5</link> of
Installing a Widget."
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