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3.1. Sectioning commands

The Graduate Office has this to say about dividing chapters into sections:

Each subdivision of the thesis bears a title that is prepared in a style unique to that subdivision level; i.e., each level has a format that is used only for that level of subdivision title throughout the thesis. The subheading scheme must take into account the chapter with the maximum number of subdivision levels, and the hierarchy once chosen must be adhered to throughout all major divisions of the thesis.

So we must come up with a unique format for each level of sectioning command. The 2000-era stylesheet use boldfaced, normal-sized type for each command, and distinguished them by their spacing:

In the author's opinion, the indented subsection titles look rather odd. In theory, the requirement that different levels of sectioning have different appearance is satisfied perfectly well by having different section numbers: one for \section, two for \subsection, and three for \subsubsection.

However, in order to make the different levels more visually distinct, and because the Goudy dissertation formatted with the old stylesheet passed inspection, we will implement these same rules (without the aforementioned problem with continuation lines in subsection titles), with one exception: The title of a \subsubsection command will be unnumbered and boldfaced, but run-in to the following paragraph.