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Subject:Re: your mail From:pough elaina <emp2 -at- NOVA -dot- ENG -dot- WAYNE -dot- EDU> Date:Tue, 17 Nov 1998 18:27:37 -0500
I like to use appears rather than displays. When using the word dispays, I
think of information being shown on a screen i.e. a monitor displays
information. Let me know what you think.
On Tue, 17 Nov 1998, Michelle Vina-Baltsas wrote:
> Hello All!
> Which is the correct, appears or displays? Is it a matter of preference or
> is one grammatically correct?
> 1) The imported information appears in a table.
> 2) The imported information displays in a table.
> In the past I've used displays because I always feel that appears denotes
> that something "magical" has happened.
> What do you all think?
> Thanks in advance for your help.
> Michelle Vina-Baltsas
> Technical Writer
> Risk Sciences Group
> Mahwah, New Jersey
> (201) 512-8984
> michelle_vina-baltsas -at- us -dot- crawco -dot- com
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