Re: Choosing a base style guide

Subject: Re: Choosing a base style guide
From: Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l List <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2014 13:55:16 -0700

I agree that multiple style references are in order, starting with CMoS.

>From there, either the old Sun Microsystems guide or the M$ guide for
detailing step-by-step matter, identifying window components and such.

And then I maintain my own internal guide for everything else.

Don't overlook Strunk & White's *Elements of Style*, as well as *Garner's
Modern American Usage *as useful references*.*
And then there's this:



And if you'll be helping with any marketing collateral, AP style often
trumps CMoS regarding such matters as (not) using a serial comma.

> Chris

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References:
Choosing a base style guide: From: Kelly Smith
RE: Choosing a base style guide: From: Robart, Kay

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