Posted by: episystechpubs | June 11, 2014

Nifty Nuggets: Even More Capitalization

Here are the last of the capitalization guidelines from the JHA Style Guide for Technical Communication and Training.

Guideline Example
Treat hyphens as spaces when capitalizing titles. Incorrect:

User-defined Codes

End-of-year

Correct:

User-Defined Codes

End-of-Year

Do not use all caps unless you are describing a system output message that contains all caps. GO DIRECTLY TO JAIL. DO NOT PASS GO. DO NOT COLLECT $200.
Capitalize product names as shown in the JHA Trademark List, no matter where they appear in a sentence. A product name that starts with a lowercase letter is always lowercase even if it is the first word in a sentence. iPay receives an EFT notification from the Bill Pay server and performs an ACH transfer of funds from the Episys GL clearing account to complete the electronic transfer to the payee.

Thank you,

Jackie Solano

Technical Writer, Episys Technical Publications

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