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Read Me First! A Style Guide for the Computer Industry, Third Edition by Sun Technical Publications

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Chapter 5. Online Writing Style

Online documents have characteristics that distinguish them from their printed counterparts. For example, online documents have the capability of linking to related information. However, they also have screens that are less easily read than printed pages.

Writers must follow guidelines for online writing style in addition to style guidelines that apply to all forms of technical writing.

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