Re: Web publication style

Subject: Re: Web publication style
From: Collin Turner <collinwrites -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2009 11:06:54 -0600

Try the O'Reilly Style Guide.

http://oreilly.com/oreilly/author/stylesheet.html

It may have what you need.

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> On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 10:48 AM, Robert Courtney <bobsc1 -at- earthlink -dot- net>wrote:
>
>> Robert,
>>
>> That looks more like how to design web pages rather than a reference for
>> naming conventions. I may have search through these types of references
>> for some standards. I was hoping for a more concise listing.
>>
>> Thanks,to
>>
>> Robert Courtney
>> Technical Writer
>> PDSI â Principal Decision Systems International
>> O: (800) 850-7374 ext 1283
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>>
>>
>>
>> Robert Lauriston wrote:
>> > I'm not sure if this covers that:
>> >
>> > http://webstyleguide.com/wsg3
>> >
>> > On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 9:21 AM, Robert Courtney <bobsc1 -at- earthlink -dot- net>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> >> I have a question about web publication styles. I am looking for
>> >> terminology for describing web applications and the windows they
>> reside.
>> >> Such as the Manual of Style from Microsoft. There they describe all the
>> >> things you need to write about. What the window looks like and what
>> each
>> >> area of the window is called.
>> >>
>> >> Such as the left navigation tree on the window and the right being the
>> >> main display window. Is there a correct, acceptable name for these
>> >> areas? What are the items in the navigation tree called?
>> >>
>> >> I am looking for a document that tells me what all these items are
>> >> called. A standard to follow.
>> >>
>> >> Does anyone know of such a reference?
>> >>
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Web publication style: From: Robert Courtney
Re: Web publication style: From: Robert Lauriston
Re: Web publication style: From: Robert Courtney

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