Re: The Microsoft Style Guide is Online and Free

Subject: Re: The Microsoft Style Guide is Online and Free
From: Chris Morton <chris -at- isntthatwrite -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2018 09:27:57 -0500

I, too, was a stickler. But then CMoS changed this in a recent edition:

http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/search.html?clause=internet

AP is in the same camp.

On Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 9:08 AM, Cardimon, Craig <ccardimon -at- m-s-g -dot- com>
wrote:

> I stopped hyphenating "email" some years ago. It's handy they caught up. I
> also lowercase "web," but I am bucking the trend here and capitalizing
> "Internet."
>
> Craig
>
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> It took a while from the release date but they did put a link on the site
> to download a PDF version. The PDF version is 1018 A4 pages, much larger
> than previous versions. One thing I noted is that the PDF version doesn't
> open with the bookmark pane visible. Each page is appropriately bookmarked
> by the page title but the bookmark tree is completely expanded. I collapsed
> the bookmarks tree on many of the subtopics to make it easier for me to
> browse the contents. I wish they'd done that in the production release.
>
> I'm hoping there will be a print version because I'd like to review the
> whole thing but that's much more convenient for me with a print version
> than it would be to sit in front of a screen. I already have several
> perfect-bound paperbacks with that many pages, so it's definitely something
> that can be done. Unless they sell a print version, the only option there
> would be to print the PDF version and drop it into a three-ring binder
> (uggh). Taking to to a copy shop to have it duplex printed on three-hole
> punched paper would probably cost about $75.
>
> Reviewing the bookmarks for an assessment of the contents, it seems
> extremely comprehensive... much more so than previous editions. Internet is
> not capitalized, email is not hyphenated.
>
> Best Regards,
>
> Mike
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> On 2/17/2018 7:30 AM, Craig Cardimon wrote:
> > Check this out:
> >
> > https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/style-guide/welcome/
> >
> > I paid cash for the last one and I still use it. Any thoughts on this
> one?
> >
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