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Please help me with english sentences

  1. soft365 profile image75
    soft365posted 20 months ago

    What is the best, most accurate English sentence?

    In the Password protection section, check the Enable password protection box and click the Settings button.

    or

    In the 'Password protection' section, check the 'Enable password protection' box and click the 'Settings' button.

    or

    In the "Password protection" section, check the "Enable password protection" box and click the "Settings" button.

    or

    In the Password protection section, check the Enable password protection box and click the Settings button.
    (with bold or italic)

    Thanks

    1. Kylyssa profile image94
      Kylyssaposted 20 months ago in reply to this

      I vote for the second sentence because it's the easiest to understand. I'd suggest making the words inside the single quotes match the letter case the actual buttons use for even greater clarity, if they don't match the buttons exactly already. Every little detail you can give people to help them match what they read to what they see while following your instructions helps them understand a little better.

    2. TIMETRAVELER2 profile image93
      TIMETRAVELER2posted 20 months ago in reply to this

      I would break the sentence up by saying:

      In the Password Protection section

      1. check the Enable Password box and then
      2.  click the Settings button.

      I would also capitalize the names of the various sections rather than using quotation marks.  This way the reader is perfectly clear about the directions.

  2. Miranda Melgar profile image61
    Miranda Melgarposted 20 months ago

    you know, anything may do . but it looks better with the second one and the fourth one smile

  3. NateB11 profile image92
    NateB11posted 20 months ago

    I like the second one; I guess because it's not too intrusive but is clear about what you mean. I guess using the quotes makes it clear you are talking about buttons, but I think it looks smoother than bold face or regular "-type quotes.

  4. The Examiner-1 profile image83
    The Examiner-1posted 20 months ago

    I would write it this way:
    In the Password Protection Section, check the Enable Password Protection Box and click the the "Settings" button.

    1. Miranda Melgar profile image61
      Miranda Melgarposted 20 months ago in reply to this

      haha that would make the reader confuse .

      1. The Examiner-1 profile image83
        The Examiner-1posted 20 months ago in reply to this

        I do not think so.

  5. Jayne Lancer profile image90
    Jayne Lancerposted 20 months ago

    In the Password Protection section, check the Enable Password Protection box, then click the Settings button.

  6. soft365 profile image75
    soft365posted 20 months ago

    Thanks. I will choose the second sentence.

 
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