RE: Consistency in headings

Subject: RE: Consistency in headings
From: "Joe Malin" <jmalin -at- tuvox -dot- com>
To: "Janice Gelb" <janice -dot- gelb -at- sun -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2006 17:10:02 -0800

And I use gerunds for procedural topics (Editing a Topic) and "About..."
for conceptual topics (About Topics).

I'm not sure that most readers would notice which forms you use, as long
as you are consistent.




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Peffley, Jamie wrote:
This doesn't seem like a great idea to me: as a user looking through a
ToC, I would have no clue what a noun- only head meant: is it an
overview about zoobles, does it provide specific instructions for how to
use zoobles?

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