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Re: headings


From: Chris Heilmann
Date: Feb 18, 2005 4:15AM

> On Feb 18, 2005, at 5:05 AM, michael.brockington wrote:
>> I'm afraid I find this advice contradictory, initially saying that you
>> should
>> use headings to 'convey structure', then saying that you must use then
>> in
>> strict order. In this specific case I cannot see how you can do both.
> If you can not skip, starting with H3 is skipping both H1 and H2. If
> you start with H3, the H1 and H2 must be implied, (assumed from another
> document) or the tags are being used for style alone.
> Since unlike a numbered bound print document web pages can be linked to
> in any order, my logic says spelling out the implied headings on each
> page is a good practice. If I was designing a print document (I often
> do) that for some reason would have tabs and be accessed in a
> non-linear fashion, I would include previous "implied" headings in
> small type at the top of each page.

That is what LINK is for, and you can reuse it,too:

Chris Heilmann
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