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Subject:Re: Perform vs. do From:Barbara Philbrick <caslon -at- windstream -dot- net> To:techwr-l List <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Fri, 11 Oct 2013 11:57:31 -0500
What I am hearing is that I should avoid both "perform" and "do," and reword any sentences that use them.
Re this particular reword --- the focus of this discussion is not on testing a capacitor, it's on using the Simple Loop trigger model (which is a new concept).
So this would have to reword to "This example uses the Simple loop trigger model to test a capacitor."
---- Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com> wrote:
> "This example tests the capacitor using the Simple Loop trigger model."
> On Fri, Oct 11, 2013 at 8:03 AM, Barbara Philbrick
> <caslon -at- windstream -dot- net> wrote:
> > What about:
> > This example uses the Simple Loop trigger model template to do a capacitor test.
> > This example uses the Simple Loop trigger model template to perform a capacitor test.
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