RE: Weird Word Paragraph Style Name

Subject: RE: Weird Word Paragraph Style Name
From: "Ed Nixon" <ed -dot- nixon -at- LynnParkPlace -dot- org>
To: "'David Chisma'" <dchisma -at- retaildir -dot- com -dot- au>, "'TECHWR-L'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 20 Dec 1999 20:17:19 -0500

> Subject: Weird Word Paragraph Style Name
> I'm working on a Word document where the heading styles have some
> interesting names. For example Heading 2 is named 'Heading
> 2,H2,heading
> 2,2'.
> is there anything special about it I
> should know? Or is
> this just a quirk of the previous writer?
> David Chisma

Mere speculation but it looks like the styles may have been defined with the
intent of being post-processed by other software. For example, if you were
to save the file as Rich Text Format, it might be easier to convert the
content to, say HTML, if the script could easily find an 'H2' string, etc.
There may have been other target formats as well corresponding to the other
segments of the style name.


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