Re: Dialog vs Dialog box

Subject: Re: Dialog vs Dialog box
From: Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 26 May 2005 16:31:45 -0400

The Microsoft Manual of Style for Technical Publications has always
advised using "dialog box" and not "dialog".

On 5/26/05, RGOLDBER -at- mobius -dot- com <RGOLDBER -at- mobius -dot- com> wrote:
> Hi all-
> Can anyone point me to a somewhat authoritative source for using "dialog"
> rather than "dialog box" (as advocated by Microsoft)? We've been using the
> former for years but now our CEO has questioned whether dialog is actually
> an industry standard.
> (An admittedly quick scan of the archives didn't turn up any relevant
> responses.)


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