Re: Bullets vs. Numbers

Subject: Re: Bullets vs. Numbers
From: "Lee Tesdell" <ltesdell -at- eai -dot- com>
To: "Stephen C. Gillespie" <sgillespie -at- fedex -dot- com>, "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2000 10:30:24 -0500


I think the rule of thumb is that when there is a chronology, use numbers
but when there are several options for the same thing, use bullets:

1. Access XYZ in one of these ways:
2. Click A.
3. In the QRT dialog box, click X.

> Dear Techwrl'ers:
> I need your help to settle an argument with a writer in our group (yeah,
> I'm the editor!). The issue is with bullet lists (versus numbers) for
> all procedures in a software user guide.

Previous by Author: Re: editable help systems
Next by Author: LST>Re: A or An?
Previous by Thread: Bullets vs. Numbers
Next by Thread: RE: Bullets vs. Numbers

What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads