RE: The Microsoft Style Guide is Online and Free

Subject: RE: The Microsoft Style Guide is Online and Free
From: "Cardimon, Craig" <ccardimon -at- M-S-G -dot- com>
To: "'sharipunyon -at- gmail -dot- com'" <sharipunyon -at- gmail -dot- com>, 'Daniel Feiglin' <dilogsys -at- inter -dot- net -dot- il>
Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2018 18:08:53 +0000

Agreed. I make a decision, then apply it consistently.

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Subject: Re: The Microsoft Style Guide is Online and Free

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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> Sent: Saturday, February 17, 2018 11:23 AM
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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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Re: The Microsoft Style Guide is Online and Free: From: Mike Starr
RE: The Microsoft Style Guide is Online and Free: From: Cardimon, Craig
Re: The Microsoft Style Guide is Online and Free: From: Chris Morton
Re: The Microsoft Style Guide is Online and Free: From: Daniel Feiglin
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