Let's say normally I have a table, and the left hand column has a requirement in it, and the right hand column has how the requirement is fulfilled. But because of a lack of support for tables, I need to represent this in the briefest manner possible for many, many items, without committing the literary sin of the text becoming boring, because I am repetitious in everything but the nouns. How do I do this?

  • How man is "many, many items"? – JLG Jun 22 '12 at 19:06
  • @JLG anywhere from 10 to 30 items. – leeand00 Jun 22 '12 at 19:08
  • Why the down vote? (just out of curiosity) – leeand00 Jun 22 '12 at 19:12
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    It wasn't my downvote. – JLG Jun 22 '12 at 19:15

You could, for example, write:

Requirement A is fulfilled by taking Class A; Requirement B by Class B; Requirement C by Class C; Requirement D by Class D ... and so on.

The "is fulfilled by taking" is understood in the clauses following the initial one. I can't say that it will be riveting reading, but it should be clear.

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