Re: Colons versus periods in procedures containing illustrations

Subject: Re: Colons versus periods in procedures containing illustrations
From: Grant Hogarth <grant -at- hedgewizard -dot- net>
To: Lin Sims <ljsims -dot- ml -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 21:08:10 -0700

I would use the period. You are making a declarative statement that is illustrated by the image.

âGrant

On Nov 26, 2018, 2:34 PM, at 2:34 PM, Lin Sims <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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