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STANDARDIZED TERMINOLOGY

When you're creating code comments, object names, help files, and system documentation, it's important to use terms that have an accepted and unambiguous meaning. You should build a list of standardized terms for your specific industry or application to ensure consistency. Table D.19 provides a short list of standardized terminology. These terms aren't required by LNC; they're only examples.

Table D.19. Examples of Standardized Terminology
Term Description
Add To create a new record. You should select one of Add, Create, Enter, and New to be consistent.
Beg The start of a process.
Close To close.
Comment A more familiar term (than Remark or Notes) for text originating with a human.
Desc A description, often a long text ...

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