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Subject:Re: File name or filename? From:"Wing, Michael J" <mjwing -at- INGR -dot- COM> Date:Mon, 21 Oct 1996 09:30:42 -0500
>From: Mike Bygrave[SMTP:bygravem -at- intuitive -dot- co -dot- uk]
>Sent: Monday, October 21, 1996 7:21 AM
>To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
>Subject: Re: File name or filename?
>>I am somewhat of a purist. I prefer "file name" in text. When I use it as
>a variable name in an example, I'll do something like this:
>> copy <filename>.TXT c:/junk
>>Almost invariably, I'll use italics for <filename> as a formatting
>convention for variables.
>...erm, am I being a bit dim here?
>It looks very much like you're saying that you prefer "file name" (with a
>space), but then--in your examples--you use the unspaced version. What is
Looks clear to me. He said that his preference was for "file name" when
referenced in TEXT. He stated that he uses it as one word when used as
a VARIABLE. Each time he showed it as one word, it was in reference to
using it as a variable.
_/ Michael Wing
_/ Principal Technical Writer
_/ Infrastructure Technical Information Development
_/ Intergraph Corporation
_/ Huntsville, Alabama
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_/ mjwing -at- ingr -dot- com