Re: Perform vs. do

Subject: Re: Perform vs. do
From: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: Barbara Philbrick <caslon -at- windstream -dot- net>, techwr-l List <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2013 10:27:03 -0700

I would say yes. The key to minimizing or eliminating these stems is that you should not be using numbered steps for anything BUT procedural steps. If you need to number lists, use letters, Roman numerals, etc.

Gene Kim-Eng


On 10/11/2013 9:57 AM, Barbara Philbrick wrote:

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."



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