Re: Colons versus periods in procedures containing illustrations

Subject: Re: Colons versus periods in procedures containing illustrations
From: Lin Sims <ljsims -dot- ml -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Grant Hogarth <grant -at- hedgewizard -dot- net>
Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 23:25:12 -0500

So far the consensus seems to be using the period. Now, is there a style
guide that actually SPECIFIES this, or do I just rely on "this is a full
complete sentence"?

On Mon, Nov 26, 2018 at 11:08 PM Grant Hogarth <grant -at- hedgewizard -dot- net>
wrote:

> I would use the period. You are making a declarative statement that is
> illustrated by the image.
>
> Grant
> On Nov 26, 2018, at 2:34 PM, Lin Sims <ljsims.ml <%3Ca>@gmail.com
> target=_blank>ljsims -dot- ml -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
>>
>> 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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