Re: Platform-specific writing styles

Subject: Re: Platform-specific writing styles
From: Glenda Jeffrey <jeffrey -at- HKS -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 30 Oct 1995 13:40:42 GMT

Barbara Hallnan (barbara -at- ejv -dot- com) wrote:
: Bill asks whether there's a specific writing style
: for documenting Windows applications, and for each
: platform.

You might check out a book called "The GUI Guide: International
Terminology for the Windows Interface", from
Microsoft Press. About two-thirds of the book is taken up with
translations of various GUI terms into several foreign
languages -- however, the remaining third contains
definitions of common terms like choose and select.
It's useful if you want to stay consistent with

ISBN: 1-55615-538-7
Cost: $29.95
Includes disk with translation information.
Glenda Jeffrey Email: jeffrey -at- hks -dot- com
Hibbitt, Karlsson & Sorensen, Inc Phone: 401-727-4200
1080 Main St. Fax: 401-727-4208
Pawtucket, RI 02860

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