7. Constructing Text

Error Messages

Error messages are text strings that software provides to indicate that something is wrong with system software or hardware. When you explain error messages in your document, make sure that you copy the exact message.

This is one way you can format error messages:

    Error 50 - Internal Printer Malfunction

      Caused By: Fusing assembly malfunction

      Response: Turn off the printer for at least 15 minutes. If the error persists, a qualified technician must repair the printer.

    Error 51 - Internal Printer Malfunction

      Caused By: Beam detection malfunction

      Response: Hold down the Alt key and click the Continue button to resume printing. If the error persists, a qualified technician must repair the printer.

      
      
      
      
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