Re: The Microsoft Style Guide is Online and Free

Subject: Re: The Microsoft Style Guide is Online and Free
From: sharipunyon -at- gmail -dot- com
To: Daniel Feiglin <dilogsys -at- inter -dot- net -dot- il>
Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2018 11:30:59 -0500

On a lot of these, I just vote for consistency across the documents.

> On Feb 21, 2018, at 10:09 AM, Daniel Feiglin <dilogsys -at- inter -dot- net -dot- il> wrote:
>
> Umm. According to the Chicago Manual of Style, should its name be
> abbreviated to CMoS or CMOS?
> Similar question for a Table of Contents: ToC or TOC?
>
> On 19/02/2018 16:27, Chris Morton wrote:
>
> I, too, was a stickler. But then CMoS changed this in a recent edition:
>
> [1]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 [2]<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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> Subject: Re: The Microsoft Style Guide is Online and Free
>
> 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:
>
> [8]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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