Style Guides

The Microsoft Manual of Style for Technical Publications is our house style guide, of course. It contains information specific to computer terminology and usage (e-mail, toolbar), and it also gives guidance for general writing (that vs. which, tone and the reader). The broad coverage makes it very useful as a single reference that I can…

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Planning for the Next Version

We have had a couple of offsite meetings in the past two weeks to prepare for the next version of our products. The documentation team met at the Seattle Public Library, which I had not been to since it was rebuilt. The product team met at a conference center on the Microsoft campus.We spent two…

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