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Subject:Re: Affect and Effect From:"Roger L. Boyell" <boyell -at- ieee -dot- org> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Thu, 01 Feb 2001 20:35:31 +0000
To effect is to make something happen; that is probably not your intended meaning.
To affect is to influence (in modernspeak, to impact) something. Is this the intended interpretation?
Roger L. Boyell www.boyell.com
Matt Floyd wrote:
Minor Debate: which is correct-
"Canceling an item in the box will effect the block utilization percentage."
Canceling an item in the box will affect block utilization percentage."
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