RE: Which style of giving instructions is more effective?

Subject: RE: Which style of giving instructions is more effective?
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: "Porrello, Leonard" <lporrello -at- illumina -dot- com>, Ryan Pollack <ryan -at- clicksecurity -dot- com>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2012 13:57:13 -0800

Porrello, Leonard wrote:

> For what it's worth, I don't like starting procedural steps or
> references with prepositions (for example, "To" in "To restart ....").
> Prepositions don't give the reader useful information.

It's not a preposition. "To restart" is a verb (the infinitive).

Kat and Bill are correct.

Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
303-223-5111
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303-903-6372
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Which style of giving instructions is more effective?: From: Ryan Pollack
RE: Which style of giving instructions is more effective?: From: Porrello, Leonard

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