RE: future tense vs present tense

Subject: RE: future tense vs present tense
From: "Michael West" <mike -dot- west -at- bigpond -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2012 21:29:45 +1100

Then the appropriate construction is "if - then".

You are still describing something that happens in the present, not in the
future. If this is how it works today, then use present tense.

-
Mike West

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>How about if the intent is to inform that it's a side-effect of pressing
>ENTER that changes will be saved? But that the primary purpose of the
>ENTER pressing is something else entirely? Does it then become
>appropriate?


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