RE: Wording problem! Arrrggh!

Subject: RE: Wording problem! Arrrggh!
From: "Margaret Cekis" <Margaret -dot- Cekis -at- comcast -dot- net>
To: "'Nancy Allison'" <maker -at- verizon -dot- net>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 9 Jun 2011 11:33:00 -0400

Nancy Allison asked about wording bullet items in release notes where "
quite a few entries... begin with
--Fixed a problem where . . ."
"Do you perceive the original wording as enough of a problem for me to fuss
over, or should I just move on to the other 9999 things I need to get done
You can get out your thesaurus to find a few other active verbs like
"Removed", "eliminated", "modified" so that you don't have seven items
beginning "fixed problem where..." in a row. But I'd try to find more
concise wordings to eliminate the "problem where" phrase, such as "Modified
Print Preview error message to indicate that a printer must be selected
before clicking "Print Preview". HTH
Margaret Cekis, Johns Creek GA


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