Re: Style question

Subject: Re: Style question
From: "Virginia L. Krenn" <asdxvlk -at- OKWAY -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU>
Date: Fri, 16 Dec 1994 17:34:03 -0600

I wouldn't use either of the two sentences the way that they are
written. However to answer your question, I agree with you when
you say that you would not capitalize screen. I do not consider it to be
part of the title.

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Author: "Kamela J. Salyers" <kjsalyer -at- firefly -dot- prairienet -dot- org> at SMTP

You are documenting a screen. The title of the screen is:

Customer Payment Report

It has several input capable fields after the title for selection
criteria. Do you write:

On the Customer Payment Report Screen, you can . . .


On the Customer Payment Report screen, you can . . . ?

I cannot find a written authority on this. I have checked WordPerfect
manuals and help text for examples. Their documentation is XXXXXX menu or
XXXXX dialog box (using lower case). My situation is for online
documentation. I have always used lower case when referring to a menu,
screen, box, etc. that is NOT included in the actual title. Someone
recently said this incorrect. I am sure you have discussed this
question before on the list but I missed it. So please tell me if I am

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