Re: Punctuation in Captions

Subject: Re: Punctuation in Captions
From: "Wittel, Teresa J." <WITTTJ -at- NCSLINK -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 21 Aug 1997 13:08:00 -0700

Hi Tom,

I normally use punctuation when the caption is a complete sentence.

Ex: Figure 4 - 1. The XXX screen appears.

However, if it is just a label, then I don't use punctuation.

Ex: Figure 4 - 1. XXX Screen

Of course, you should use consistency in your captions, all sentences or
all titles.

BTW, never tell the user to do something within the caption (or a note).

Bad Ex: Figure 4 - 1. Press ENTER to display XXX screen.

Teresa Wittel
Sr. Information Developer
WITTTJ -at- ncslink -dot- com

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