Re: Acronyms in section headers

Subject: Re: Acronyms in section headers
From: Marilynne Smith <mrsmith -at- CTS -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 15 Dec 1995 13:12:00 PST

I think your original plan is good. I hate to see acronyms spelled out in
headings, it says "tech editor" all over it. Let common sense prevail!

At 09:28 AM 12/12/95 U, Grant Lowe wrote:
>Hi gang.

>I'm documenting a fair number of screens and would like your feedback. A lot
>of these screens have acronyms in their titles. For consistency between the
>program and the documentation, I have been leaving the acronym in my section
>headers (so a user can find a
>specific screen more easily), and then spelling out and defining the acronym
>in the first body paragraph. However, somebody brought up that I should
>consider spelling out the acronym in both the header and the body text. Any


Marilynne Smith
mrsmith -at- cts -dot- com

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