Re: Convention for navigation labels in documentation

Subject: Re: Convention for navigation labels in documentation
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: Ron Hearn <rhearn -at- central1 -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2013 13:13:51 -0700

Definitely no standard, different places I've worked have had
different conventions. I think the most common is bold.

Italic is commonly used for placeholders for strings that will vary
from one user to another.

On Tue, Oct 22, 2013 at 1:04 PM, Ron Hearn <rhearn -at- central1 -dot- com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> Our Product Marketing Manager asked me if there is an industry standard for the font treatment used when describing the names of labels for navigation that exists within a program. For instance, if we were to describe the following:
>
> You'll find this report in Adobe Analytics under Site Metrics > Anomaly Detection.
>
> Should bold, italics or " " marks for Site Metrics > Anomaly Detection?
>
> I generally use bold for the labels, but it would be nice to know if there is a general standard.


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