Microsoft Manual of Style, 4th Edition

Maximize the impact and precision of your message! Now in its fourth edition, the Microsoft Manual of Style provides essential guidance to content creators, journalists, technical writers, editors, and everyone else who writes about computer technology. Direct from the Editorial Style Board at Microsoft—you get a comprehensive glossary of both general technology terms and those specific to Microsoft; clear, concise usage and style guidelines with helpful examples and alternatives; guidance on grammar, tone, and voice; and best practices for writing content for the web, optimizing for accessibility, and communicating to a worldwide audience. Fully updated and optimized for ease of use, the Microsoft Manual of Style is designed to help you communicate clearly, consistently, and accurately about technical topics—across a range of audiences and media.

Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Microsoft style and voice
Chapter 2. Content for the web
Chapter 3. Content for a worldwide audience
Chapter 4. Accessible content
Chapter 5. The user interface
Chapter 6. Procedures and technical content
Chapter 7. Practical issues of style
Chapter 8. Grammar
Chapter 9. Punctuation
Chapter 10. Indexes and keywords
Chapter 11. Acronyms and Other Abbreviations

Appendix. Usage Dictionary

Book Details

  • Paperback: 464 pages
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press; 4th Edition (January 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0735648719
  • ISBN-13: 978-0735648715
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