Re: Q: Microsoft products

Subject: Re: Q: Microsoft products
From: Jan Henning <henning -at- r-l -dot- de>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2002 10:09:50 +0100

>In technical documentation, can you refer to Microsoft Excel as simply
>'Excel' or should you use 'Microsoft Excel', or doesn't it matter?!

Microsoft itself suggests in their Manual of Style to use the full name
(Microsoft Excel) at the first mention and the short name (Excel)
therafter. This seems pretty sensible to me, although I don't think that
you would confuse anybody if you wrote just "Excel" the first time as well.

Hope this helps
Jan Henning

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