Capitalization question - Microsoft Manual of Style

Subject: Capitalization question - Microsoft Manual of Style
From: "Rob Hudson" <caveatrob -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2007 14:34:14 -0400

Hi all,

Browsing my CD e-book of the Microsoft Manual of Style, Third Edition.
Found this example:

"Click the Minimize button"

Notice that "minimize" is capitalized, but "button" is not. I thought
capitalization rules required that button also be capitalized because
it's a specific button?

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