Re: same-named heading1s in different chapters ?

Subject: Re: same-named heading1s in different chapters ?
From: Keith Hood <bus -dot- write -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Monique Semp <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net>
Date: Tue, 1 Dec 2015 15:28:54 -0600

I cannot believe you can logically have the same title on two chapters that
cover different topics. What are the differences in the content in those
chapters?

On Tue, Dec 1, 2015 at 1:41 PM, Monique Semp <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net>
wrote:

> Hello, WR-L-ers,
>
> Iâve ended up with two chapters that both have a heading1, â<topic-name>â.
> It really is the correct name for both instances, within the context of
> their respective chapters.
>
> But somehow it just doesnât seem quite right to do this. (Iâve just added
> an xref in the first chapter to the same-named heading1 section in another
> chapter, which is what made me wonder about the wisdom of my chosen
> heading1 titles.) So I thought Iâd query the hive to find out your thoughts?
>
> I could see the answer varying depending on the delivery method. In this
> case itâs a FrameMaker-authored PDF doc. It will (never?) be delivered as
> HTML, so no chance of conflicting URL page names. And internal xrefs (which
> are live hyperlinks in the PDF) always have a page number included, so
> thereâs no chance of the user ending up in the wrong section.
>
> I could of course make the headings have longer text to provide context,
> but then for parallelism Iâd want to rename the other chaptersâ topics
> (which by chance do not repeat). The result would be excessive wordiness
> and a much harder to scan/comprehend ToC.
>
> Thoughts?
> -Monique
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