Re: Style Guides

Subject: Re: Style Guides
From: Patricia Egan <capdev -dot- communications -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Janice Gelb <Janice -dot- Gelb -at- sun -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2010 22:31:26 -0800

I'm jumping in a little late, but Apple has its style guide available
online. I think that it's a good example of a corporate style guide.
developer.apple.com/mac/library/.../AP*StyleGuide*/APSG_2008.pdf

Pat


On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 8:54 PM, Janice Gelb <Janice -dot- Gelb -at- sun -dot- com> wrote:

> On 17/02/10 03:43 AM, Heather Anderson wrote:
> > Good morning everyone!
> >
> > I have been tasked to create a style guide for my company.
> >
> > I was curious if people used them or if they simply used the Chicago
> Manual of Style for their documentation?
> >
> > I was hoping to make a simple, quick style guide that covered fonts,
> formats, and template usage.
> >
> > Does anyone have any examples or any other information I should include?
> I am not sure if I should create a usage section with frequently misused
> words.
> >
> > I've used style guides in the past, but this is my first time creating
> them.
> >
>
> You might be interested in a best practices guide
> booklet called "Developing a Corporate Style Guide":
>
> http://is.gd/8ysAF
>
> -- Janice
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References:
Style Guides: From: Heather Anderson
Re: Style Guides: From: Janice Gelb

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