Style Guide for the Computer Industry (Sun)

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    Preface
      How This Book Is Organized
      About the Web Version of Read Me First
    1. Understanding Style
      Why Is Style Important?
      Some Stylistic Principles
      How to Improve Your Style
    2. Working With an Editor
      Role of an Editor
      Types of Editing
      Planning Ahead for Editing
      Submitting a Document for Editing
      Creating a Style Sheet
    3. Writing for an International Audience
      Cultural and Geographic Sensitivity
      Illustrations and Screen Examples
      Definitions and Use of Terms
      Grammar and Word Usage
      Numbers and Symbols
    4. Legal Guidelines
      Copyrights
      Trademarks
      Proprietary Information
    5. Mechanics of Writing
      Capitalization
      Contractions
      Numbers and Numerals
      Punctuation
      Usage of Common Terms in Computer Documentation
    6. Technical Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Units of Measurement
      Abbreviations and Acronyms in Text
      Punctuation of Abbreviations and Acronyms
      Units of Measurement
      List of Abbreviations and Acronyms
    7. Constructing Text
      Section Heads
      Lists
      Steps and Procedures
      Tables
      Code Examples
      Error Messages
      Cross-References
      Endnotes, Footnotes, and Bibliographies
      Notes, Cautions, and Warnings
      Part Dividers
      Graphical User Interfaces
      Typographic Conventions
    8. Indexing
      What Is an Index?
      Style and Format
      Creating an Index
      Editing an Index
      A Global Index
    A. Recommended Reading
      Writing Standards
      Editing Standards
      Project Management
      Reference Books
      Indexing
      Platform Style Guides
      Legal Issues
      Internationalization and Localization
      User Interfaces
      On-line Publishing
      Typography
      Graphics and Illustration
      Desktop Publishing
      Printing
      Info Mapping
      Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML)
      World Wide Web (WWW)
    B. Developing a Publications Department
      Establishing a Publications Department
      Scheduling
      Documentation Process
      Internationalization and Localization
      On-line Documentation Considerations
      Final Print Production
      Post-Production Considerations