< Projects | Usability | HIG Revision as of 13:29, 12 January 2009 (view source)Seele (talk | contribs)← Older edit Revision as of 20:44, 30 July 2010 (view source) AndrewColes (talk | contribs) m (Added note on acronyms and the word Internet)Newer edit → Line 44: Line 44: * Other non heading/title text * Other non heading/title text +==Acronyms/Initialisms, Internet== +* Words such as URL, JPEG, or LDAP should be written in capital letters +* Internet (if referring to ''the'' Internet) takes a capital I [[Category:HIG]] [[Category:HIG]] Revision as of 20:44, 30 July 2010 There are two types of capitalization, title capitalization and sentence style capitalization. This Is an Example of Title Capitalization This is an example of sentence capitalization Title Capitalization Title capitalization is when every word in a sentence, statement, phrase, or label are capitalized except for certain words. Capitalize all words except for: Prepositions having less than five letters, (e.g. "for", "in", "with" or "to", but "From" or "Under") Conjunctions ("and", "or" and "but") Articles ("the", "a" and "an") Use title capitalization in the following cases: Window and dialog box titles Group box / group line labels Button labels Tab labels Listview column headers Menu titles / menu items Derivatives of KCommand Combobox items Listbox items Tree list items Other heading/title text Sentence Style Capitalization Sentence style capitalization is when the first letter of the sentence, statement, phrase, or label is capitalized and all other words are lower case. The only exception to this is proper nouns which are always capitalized. Use sentence style capitalization in the following cases: Edit box labels List box labels Combo box labels Spin box labels Check box labels Option button labels Spin box labels Slider labels Pop-up hint text Dialog header/description Other non heading/title text Acronyms/Initialisms, Internet Words such as URL, JPEG, or LDAP should be written in capital letters Internet (if referring to the Internet) takes a capital I Retrieved from "https://techbase.kde.org/index.php?title=Projects/Usability/HIG/Capitalization&oldid=52898" Category: HIG Content is available under Creative Commons License SA 4.0 unless otherwise noted.