Re: Beginning topic titles with "How to..."

Subject: Re: Beginning topic titles with "How to..."
From: "Caroline Tabach" <caroline -dot- tabach -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Deborah Slutzky" <Deborah -dot- Slutzky -at- datacore -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2008 11:10:02 +0200

As you said, the fact that you are explaining how to do things is
generally inherant in the very fact that you are writing a user guide.
I was taught at some point somewhere that you should not use question
words in sentences, only when you are asking a question.

On 2/18/08, Deborah Slutzky <Deborah -dot- Slutzky -at- datacore -dot- com> wrote:
> Hello All,
> I need some opinions. Just wondering how folks feel about beginning
> topic titles with "How to..." I'm used to beginning them with a gerund,
> but the shop that I am now working for has an assorted bag of formats
> and I run into this once in a while. Personally, I don't care for it
> because I think the entire Help is a How to.....but I'd like some
> thoughts from others.
> Deb Slutzky
> DataCore Software
> Sr. Technical Writer
> 954/377-6028
> Deborah -dot- Slutzky -at- datacore -dot- com <mailto:Deborah -dot- Slutzky -at- datacore -dot- com>
> --
Caroline Tabach
Technical Writer
e-mail: caroline -dot- tabach -at- gmail -dot- com

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