Re: Period at end of items in bulleted list

Subject: Re: Period at end of items in bulleted list
From: Lani Hardage <lhardage -at- RMTECH -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 12 May 1998 14:32:48 -0700

Gina Hertel and Hillary Russak wrote: Are there periods at the end of a
list of bulleted items?

No, unless they are complete sentences or incomplete sentences followed
by a complete sentence withing the same bullet item.

> Are these items capitalized?
Could be, but be consistent. If they are complete sentences, should be.

> Are there commas involved if these items are *part of* a sentence? No,
> IMHO. If you want a sentence, skip the bullets and write a sentence.
Gina's example:
> There are many things to consider including:
> * size,
> * value,
> * and duration.
>
My preference:
Be sure to consider
* size
* value
* duration


> Lani Hardage
> Documentation Manager
> Risk Management Technologies
> lhardage -at- rmtech -dot- com




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