RE: 2 style questions -- colons before tables, and "radio buttons"

Subject: RE: 2 style questions -- colons before tables, and "radio buttons"
From: "Andrew Wurzer" <techwr-l -at- baldingape -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 4 Oct 2005 21:48:10 -0400


"(1) In user guides, do you use the term "radio button," "option button," or
something else to describe what are traditionally known as radio buttons
among developers?"
We call it a radio button.

"(2) When tables do not have captions, do you allow the tables to be
introduced with a colon, such as in the phrase, "The X fields are described
as follows:" -- and then a table list of fields appears?"
That is acceptable in our style guide, though captions are preferred.

-Andrew


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