Chapter 3. Formatting and organization
Follow these guidelines to format and organize information so that it stands out and is easy to locate.
Use headings to organize information into a logical structure.
Format of headings
Format headings consistently and logically:
• In books and topic-based information, do not number headings other than chapter titles. Numbering headings and subheadings is acceptable in articles, white papers, quick start guides, and other shorter publications.
• Make sure that the typographic style is consistent for each heading of a particular level in your publication. Use the formatting features of your authoring tool to apply a consistent style.
• Avoid placing one heading directly after another without text ...