Re: Capitalization of System Features that Are Not Interface Terms

Subject: Re: Capitalization of System Features that Are Not Interface Terms
From: Jo Francis Byrd <jbyrd -at- byrdwrites -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 06 Nov 2000 12:03:48 -0600

My personal preference, and the rule (Standard) I follow is your second example.
I also bold the function name and screen or call attention to it and alert the
user that this is important.

Jo Byrd


> Re: Software Documentation
>
> I hate to capitalize unless there's a reason to do so. I am looking for a
> guideline and source for whether or not, or when, to capitalize system
> features when they are not interface terms.
>
> Example:
>
> Should we write:
>
> On many screens, you can search for consumer records using one of the two
> lookup features that XXXX Version 2.0 provides: quick lookup or lookup
> screens. Not all work screens have the lookup features available to them.
>
> Or should we write:
>
> On many screens, you can search for consumer records using one of the two
> Lookup features that XXXX Version 2.0 provides: Quick Lookup or Lookup
> screens. Not all work screens have the Lookup features available to them.


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