Punctuation in Captions

Subject: Punctuation in Captions
From: Tom Phillips <tphillips -at- CCMGATE -dot- MBSBOOKS -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 21 Aug 1997 13:51:18 CST

Hi All--

I am uncertain as to the proper punctuation guidelines for a
photo/screen shot caption. Specifically, should there be a period (or
other appropriate punctuation) at the end of a caption? I have been
going without, but am uncertain as to whether or not that's the proper
way to do it. I couldn't find anything in the guidelines I have, but
they are just general grammar guidelines and do not specifically cover
technical communications. Please send answers directly to me as I get
the list as a digest.

Many Thanks In Advance,

Tom Phillips
Technical Writer
MBS Textbook Exchange, Inc.
e-mail: tphillips -at- mbsbooks -dot- com

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