Fw: Captions - telegram style?

Subject: Fw: Captions - telegram style?
From: "Helen Hauser" <helen -dot- hauser -at- icii -dot- ie>
To: "TECHWR-L" <TECHWR-L -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 21 Sep 1999 15:10:02 +0100


>Hi people,
>
>I have just noticed that a lot of captions to screenshots course books are
>written in a telegram style, definite and indefinite articles are often
left
>out. Examples: "After adding image" or "Image is very close to text". I
have
>tried to find rules for this, but have not found this actual topic. I
prefer
>"After adding the image" or "The image is very close to the text", but I do
>not know how to back this opinion up. Are there any guidelines about this?
>I'd be grateful for any opinions or references.
>
>Regards
>Helen
>e-mail: helen -dot- hauser -at- icii -dot- ie
>





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