RE: Another Punctuation Question

Subject: RE: Another Punctuation Question
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: NuVision Communications <nuvisioncomm -at- gmail -dot- com>, Techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2012 10:30:27 -0800

NuVision Communications wrote:

> I'm working with a client with the convention of placing Buttons in
> Quotation Marks -- Click "OK"
> So, I believe in this case the period, or comma, would go outside the
> Quotation Marks.

No, not if you're in the U.S. -- Click "OK."

There's no reason to deviate from standard punctuation rules. What are you worried about -- that users will look for a button that has an O, a K, and a period on it?

Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom


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