CAIRO BOOKS's Description
Developed by Microsoft’s senior editors and content managers, this manual of
style captures the up-to-date standards and best practices for delivering clear
and consistent technical communications. Now in its third edition, this popular
reference has been fully revised, expanded, and optimized for ease of use.
You’ll find new coverage on meeting the needs of a global audience,
accessibility concerns, and the latest technical terms and acronymsalong with
expertly organized sections on usage, grammar, punctuation, tone, formatting,
and common style problems. Whether you’re creating print documentation, online
help, Web content, or other communications, you’ll get the information and
examples you need to maximize the impact and precision of your message.
Get clear, concise guidance to help you: Use technical terms correctly and
consistentlyincluding do’s, don’ts, and alternatives for usage. Employ the
appropriate tone and voice for your audience. Produce written and visual
content suitable for a worldwide audience. Apply best practices for writing and
tagging Web content. Write better documentationfrom dialog boxes and error
messages to Web pages and software code. Know the standards for creating
accessible communications. Optimize your indexes, cross-references, and keyword
lists. Get fast answers on spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
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