Re: Numbered versus unnumbered heads in very technical reference guides

Subject: Re: Numbered versus unnumbered heads in very technical reference guides
From: David Crosswell <davidcrosswell -at- internode -dot- on -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2013 07:55:29 +1000

On Wed, 19 Jun 2013 07:49:44 AM Julie Stickler wrote:
> By all that is holy, if you're going to number headings (and I can
> appreciate Fred's argument for numbers), limit the number of levels that
> you have! At my last job we had numbered headings that went six, seven,
> eight levels deep. I think I might have found one section that went to nine
> levels. And it was not pretty.

Ludicrous!

If you are going in anywhere near that deeply, your document obviously needs
to be restructured.
Cheers!

David.

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Follow-Ups:

References:
RE: Use if xrefs in topic based or minimalist writing: From: Porrello, Leonard
RE: Numbered versus unnumbered heads in very technical reference guides: From: Fred Ridder
Re: Numbered versus unnumbered heads in very technical reference guides: From: Julie Stickler

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