Re: Overuse of gerunds in headings

Subject: Re: Overuse of gerunds in headings
From: "Sean Hower" <hokumhome -at- FREEHOMEPAGE -dot- COM>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 5 Apr 2006 07:59:03 -0700 (PDT)

Joe Malin wrote:
For conceptual information, I use "About <x>", as in "About Conversation
tags". For "containers" (usually chapters or topics that contain more
detailed sections), I use "Working with <x>". For reference information,
I use "<x>: Reference".
For context-sensitive help, I use the context name:
* name of dialog box
* name of wizard:name of page
* name of window
* name of tool/tag/identifier

Wow, now that's just simply too logical and requires too much thought to be of practical use. ;-) Must mind those consistency hobgoblins after all.

Sean Hower - communications specialist

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