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    dreamwarrior is offline Newbie
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    Default Sentences in tables

    In a two-column table, which of the following is correct:

    1) Username-The administrator's username.

    2) Username-This is the username of the administrator.

    This all boils down to one question. Should tables contain full sentences?

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    Default Re: Sentences in tables

    No, they should not, and I'd even suggest removing the "the."

    Administrator's username

    Save the full sentences for the documentation that goes with the software.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: Sentences in tables

    I think I'd do the same as Barb- it's not a definition and as a full sentence just looks repetitious.

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