Re: Punctuation in quotes -- American style

Subject: Re: Punctuation in quotes -- American style
From: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 20 Aug 2013 14:50:51 -0700

Ever see the instructional websites that tell you to enter "command" (without the quotes)? Imagine that repeated over and over again throughout a user manual. The fact that someone had to include a 20-character (including spaces) admonition to not use the two quotation mark characters is enough reason to not use the quotation marks in the first place.

Gene Kim-Eng


On 8/20/2013 12:19 PM, Robert Lauriston wrote:

When using quotes to indicate something the user types, I put punctuation
the user should not type outside the quotes.



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References:
Punctuation in quotes -- American style: From: Richard Hamilton
Re: Punctuation in quotes -- American style: From: Robert Lauriston

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