Colons versus periods in procedures containing illustrations

Subject: Colons versus periods in procedures containing illustrations
From: Lin Sims <ljsims -dot- ml -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 16:34:32 -0500

It's a niggly thing, but I cannot find a style guide that addresses the
topic.

Say you have a step in a procedure, and the step contains a graphic
illustration after the text.

Do you end the text part of the step with a period or a colon, and why?

Should it be:

1. Click Configure:
[graphic here]

OR

1. Click Configure.
[graphic here]

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Lin Sims
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