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Re: Question about Headings (Succesion Criteria 1.3.1, 2.4.1 and 2.4.6)

From: Christophe Strobbe <christophe.strobbe@esat.kuleuven.be>
Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2009 10:22:20 +0200
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At 06:26 11/08/2009, W Reagan wrote:
>I have a document that contains a big list. The list has been 
>divided into headers (h1 through h6).

Could you explain more clearly what you have in mind?
You can have more than six *headings* (not to be confused with 
"headers"), but HTML provides only six *levels of headings*.
Is your problem with the number of headings or the number of levels?

Best regards,

Christophe Strobbe

>However, the question I pose is this. My document requires more than 
>six headers.
>Currently for what "should be" the seventh header, it h1, and the 
>eight header is h2. This process is currently repeated for every six 
>headers until the document get completed.
>Do my headers fail Succesion Criteria 1.3.1, 2.4.1, and/or 2.4.6. 
>"Even if" it fails only one out of the three criteria's, how can it 
>be fixed so it does not violate the other Succession Criteria's 
>associated with headers?
>What should I do starting with what should be h7 to pass all the 
>Succesion Criterias?
>I am not sure if my situation has already passed all three 
>Succession Critierias associated with headers.

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