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Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2008 01:27:20 +0100
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Subject: Capitalization of dialog titles: Headline Style or Initial capital only?


> Does anyone have an opinion on this matter? Are there hard rules for  this? A quick search revealed no rules for this in either 
> the OS X Human Interface guidelines, nor in the Windows Vista style book.

Yes. Sentence case is slightly more legible and is therefore to be preferred, but there's not a lot in it.

Article with my reasons for this opinion is at:
http://www.usabilitynews.com/news/article2594.asp

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Caroline Jarrett
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