You are & repetition

Subject: You are & repetition
From: M -dot- Vina-Baltsas -at- mindray -dot- com
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2013 15:52:06 -0400

I'm editing a Chinese to English translated manual. I've noticed that "you
can" is repeated all over the place. I don't feel it's necessary. I think
this could easily be left out and be understood as seen in the second
sentence. BTW, I'm not looking to change the other parts of the sentence,
just want to gather opinions about the use of "you can". TIA.

1) *You can* record the displayed calculations or perform another
calculation is this window.

2) *Record* the displayed calculations or perform another calculation is
this window.


Michelle Viña-Baltsas
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