ETWR 2379 Editing Government, Business, and Technical Information:
Random Assigner

To find out which item you'll be assigned, enter your name, e-mail address and handle exactly as you entered them in the questionnaire at the beginning of this course, then press Random select.

Your name (first name, initial of last name):
Your e-mail address:
Your handle for this course:

Don't forget: use Microsoft Manual of Style for Technical Publications (4th ed.). The ACC library has an online version of this book at https://austincc.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/default/search/detailnonmodal/ent:ffSD_ILSf0fSD_ILS:151628/one. Free! When you write your discussion of one of the items below, be sure to include a clear, understandable MS style rule and one or more correct and incorrect examples involving the rule; and do not copy Microsoft's words verbatim—use your own words!

   

A.M. vs. a.m. vs. amTaken
ampersand (&)
and/or
appears vs. displays
arabic numerals vs. words for numerals
appendixes vs. appendices
because vs. since
as
boot
can vs. may
checkbox vs. check box
checkmark vs. check mark
choose vs. select vs. click
disc vs. disk
cursor
insertion point
dataTaken
depress
deselectTaken
diskette vs. floppy disk
fax/FAX
field
fixed disk
GB vs. gigabyte
hard copy vs. hardcopyTaken
key combinations
launch
log in/on to, log off of/from, logon
pop-up
radio button
rebootTaken
should
type vs. enter
press
Latin abbreviaions
while
workstation vs. work station
percent vs. percentage vs. %

   

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