Re: Colons in Headings

Subject: Re: Colons in Headings
From: "Mark L. Levinson" <nosnivel -at- netvision -dot- net -dot- il>
To: TechWr-L <TECHWR-L -at- LISTS -dot- RAYCOMM -dot- COM>
Date: Sat, 20 Nov 1999 18:42:15 +0200

Johnny Brown asks about headings like--

B) Getting the Right Answer: Extraction

Personally, I have nothing against colons in headings, and
I've used them when the alternative was adding an unwanted
further level to the hierarchy of headings. For example,
instead of

B) Getting the Right Answer
1) Formulation
2) Extraction

I'd go for

B) Getting the Right Answer: Formulation
C) Getting the Right Answer: Extraction

if the further level would have created a structural
anomaly in the document.

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