TechWhirl (TECHWR-L) is a resource for technical writing and technical communications professionals of all experience levels and in all industries to share their experiences and acquire information.
For two decades, technical communicators have turned to TechWhirl to ask and answer questions about the always-changing world of technical communications, such as tools, skills, career paths, methodologies, and emerging industries. The TechWhirl Archives and magazine, created for, by and about technical writers, offer a wealth of knowledge to everyone with an interest in any aspect of technical communications.
I find Sun's "A Style Guide for the Computer Industry" to be useful for
From: techwr-l-bounces+rhearn=cucbc -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
[mailto:techwr-l-bounces+rhearn=cucbc -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com] On Behalf
Of Suzette Leeming
Sent: Thursday, April 24, 2008 8:26 AM
To: Rob Hudson
Subject: Re: Proposal style guides
I use the Microsoft Manual of Style as my guide for the correct usage of
On Thu, Apr 24, 2008 at 11:18 AM, Rob Hudson <caveatrob -at- gmail -dot- com>
> Hi all,
> I've just started a job writing proposals and absent an official style
> guide I've been using Chicago. Is this well-suited for IT proposals,
> or are there "better" styles guides? I'm looking for something that
> not only covers punctuation, list formats, and abbreviations, but also
> delineates the correct use of IT-specific terms. I may be asking for
> two guides...
"What I like to drink most is wine that belongs to others." - Diogenes
Please consider the environment before printing this e-mail
Create HTML or Microsoft Word content and convert to Help file formats or
printed documentation. Features include support for Windows Vista & 2007
Microsoft Office, team authoring, plus more. http://www.DocToHelp.com/TechwrlList
True single source, conditional content, PDF export, modular help.
Help & Manual is the most powerful authoring tool for technical
documentation. Boost your productivity! http://www.helpandmanual.com
You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as archive -at- web -dot- techwr-l -dot- com -dot-