Guidelines for Composing a Table Description

  • Include a statement that accurately defines the table.

  • Include a statement that explains why this table is important to the organization.

  • Compose a description that is clear and succinct.

  • Do not include implementation-specific information in your table description, such as how or where the table is used.

  • Do not make the table description for one table dependent upon the table description for another table.

  • Do not use examples in a table description.

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