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Maximize the impact and precision of your message! Now in its fourth edition, the Microsoft Manual of Style provides essential guidance to content creators, journalists, technical writers, editors, and everyone else who writes about computer technology. Direct from the Editorial Style Board at Microsoft—you get a comprehensive glossary of both general technology terms and those specific to Microsoft; clear, concise usage and style guidelines with helpful examples and alternatives; guidance on grammar, tone, and ...

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Microsoft Manual of Style

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Overview

Maximize the impact and precision of your message! Now in its fourth edition, the Microsoft Manual of Style provides essential guidance to content creators, journalists, technical writers, editors, and everyone else who writes about computer technology. Direct from the Editorial Style Board at Microsoft—you get a comprehensive glossary of both general technology terms and those specific to Microsoft; clear, concise usage and style guidelines with helpful examples and alternatives; guidance on grammar, tone, and voice; and best practices for writing content for the web, optimizing for accessibility, and communicating to a worldwide audience. Fully updated and optimized for ease of use, the Microsoft Manual of Style is designed to help you communicate clearly, consistently, and accurately about technical topics—across a range of audiences and media.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735669796
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 1/29/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 464
  • Sales rank: 338,221
  • File size: 3 MB

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Developed by senior editors and content managers at Microsoft Corporation.

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Table of Contents

1 Documenting the user interface
2 Content formatting and layout
3 Global content
4 Content for software developers
5 Web content
6 Indexing and attributing
7 Tone and rhetoric
8 Accessible content
9 Common style problems
10 Grammatical elements
11 Punctuation
12 List of acronyms and abbreviations
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