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Subject:Re: bold the colon? From:Jo Baer <jbaer -at- mailbox1 -dot- tcfbank -dot- com> To:Chuck <writer -at- best -dot- com> Date:Tue, 05 Oct 1999 14:32:12 -0500
Yes, bold the colon. I have included definition lists in my
documentation for years. I have always used bold for the item being
described and the colon following the item. I don't think I've seen it
any other way. But try it both ways and look at it--see which looks best
Best of luck,
> In reference documentation, documenting the various UI elements on screen, I
> create lists such as
> Widget1: Widget1 description.
> Widget2: Widget2 description.
> Widget3: Widget3 description.
> and so on......
> I apply bold to "Widget1" and "Widget2." Should I apply bold to the colon as