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On Apr 12, 2005 1:40 PM, A.H. <isaac840 -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote:
> I just got the MS manual of style .chm file and
> couldn't find standards for screenshots. Are there
> any? I read JoAnn T. Hackos's Standards for Online
> Communication but there weren't any specifics. Any
Style guides tend to deal with issues of written language. That being
said, there are a number of entries in the Microsoft Manual of Style
that deal with how to talk about information presented in a
screenshot, especially "screen terminology.'
What kind of information are you looking for, exactly, when you say
you want "standards for screenshots?"
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