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Subject:Re: Quotation Marks From:"Michael K. Christie" <72072 -dot- 2454 -at- COMPUSERVE -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 27 Jan 1994 21:09:21 EST
Re: David McMurrey's January 21st question about quotation marks (or lack
thereof) in chapter and section references:
We omit quotation marks an use bold in something like:
see Chapter 2 - Setting Up Your System
I don't think that there's any style guide that mandates it, and I certainly
wouldn't use it for anything academic or literary, but for a user manual,
especially on a complex technical product, there's a case to be made for
keeping it as clean and spare as possible. This (perhaps) allows the reader to
better focus on the content the manual.
Syntelligence Systems, Inc.
mikec -at- syntel -dot- com -or-
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