[texhax] the current section in \leftmark

Eduardo M KALINOWSKI eduardo at kalinowski.com.br
Thu Sep 17 13:37:56 CEST 2009

On Qui, 17 Set 2009, martin f krafft wrote:
> It might be. I fail to see the point. Rather than repeating the
> information from the page in the header, I'd appreciate the context
> with which I enter a page. If the header information is primarily
> useful to those flipping through pages for orientation, then I doubt
> that having "2.5 Previous Section" appear in the header where "2.6
> Sought Section" begins will severely throw the searcher off; they'll
> stop the fast-paced flipping and resort to slow searching.

Not necessarily: people are used to this working, so making the  
headers behave differently than what people are used to may actually  
make searching slower because of the momentary confusion caused by a  
different system.

eduardo at kalinowski.com.br

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