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Subject:Re: Upper case? From:Laurel Nelson <Laurel_Y_Nelson -at- NOTES -dot- SEAGATE -dot- COM> Date:Wed, 9 Dec 1998 14:06:40 -0600
John: The Gregg Reference Manual says to "Capitalize a noun followd by a
number or a letter that indicates sequence. Exceptions: Do not capitalize
the nouns line, note, page, paragraph, size, step, and verse."
I've been following this rule for 20 years now and no one has ever had a
problem with it. I might add, though, that this rule has changed a bit over
the last 20 years.
John Posada <john -at- tdandw -dot- com> on 12/09/98 10:48:06 AM
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Subject: Upper case?
My liitle tech-writing brain is going through some major efforts over
the last few days and I'm starting to loose it.
Question: I have some input from a developer that contain, in the
description, the following piece of statement:
"...replace the IBM Magstar 3570 model B with the..."
Under normal circumstances, does the word "model" get capped?
John Posada, Technical Writer
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