Microsoft Style Guides now available for download
Thread poster: Cecilia Falk

Cecilia Falk  Identity Verified
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Apr 1, 2008

Microsoft Style Guides for many languages are now available for download:

Microsoft has also launched two new sites:
Microsoft Language Portal


Microsoft Terminology Community Forum also called the Community Glossary project:

Read more in previous posting by Riccardo Schiaffino:

Best regards,

[Edited at 2008-04-01 14:02]

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Margreet Logmans  Identity Verified
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Thanks Apr 1, 2008

I was hoping they would publish them soon - thanks for keeping us informed!

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Han Li  Identity Verified
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Thanks…… Apr 1, 2008

Thank you for your input. I just have downloaded the Chinese style guide. It's useful to me.

Best Regards,

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Terry Gilman  Identity Verified
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Thank you, Cecilia! Apr 1, 2008

I wasn't aware of the community glossary (not paying attention).

All the best,

[Edited at 2008-04-01 14:48]

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Erik Hansson  Identity Verified
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Thanks a lot for sharing! Apr 1, 2008

Thanks a lot for sharing this with us, Cecilia!

I will definitely have a closer look at the Swedish style guide which contains a lot of valuable information for our daily work.

Kind regards

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Ken Cox  Identity Verified
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thanks Apr 2, 2008

And of course, MS provides the following gem of totally obscure logic:

The English Style Guide (Microsoft® Manual of Style for Technical Publications) is only available in print.

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Yong-suk Choi
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Thank you for the useful stuff Apr 10, 2008

Thank you for the information!

I find it useful.

Thank you.


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ENU Version Jul 24, 2009

I was looking for the English version of MS Style Guide, any help?

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