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Subject:Re: Style guide for GUI elements wanted From:Robert Fekete <fekete77 -dot- robert -at- gmail -dot- com> To:techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com Date:Fri, 29 Jul 2011 15:45:47 +0200
Thank you very much for all of you for the excellent suggestions!
On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 6:01 AM, Janoff, Steve <sjanoff -at- illumina -dot- com> wrote:
> Richard's excellent resource and link inspired this:
> Under Guidelines, look for Text.
> These guidelines are for Windows 7 and Vista, but they seem like a good general reference.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: On Behalf Of Combs, Richard
> Sent: Thursday, July 28, 2011 10:33 AM
> To: Robert Lauriston; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: RE: Style guide for GUI elements wanted
> Robert Lauriston wrote:
>> The Microsoft Manual of Style for Technical Publications aka MSTP
>> covers all that stuff. <snip>
> MSTP is a style guide for _tech writers_. Robert's looking for a style guide for _GUI designers_.
> For a Windows application, everything you'd ever want to know about UI design is available on the Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN). Start here:
> Richard G. Combs
> Senior Technical Writer
> Polycom, Inc.
> richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
> rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom
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