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    Default Technologies (being?) used

    Hello.

    I am thinking of a name to a header for the list of the technologies that are utilized on the project and I have these two options:

    1. Technologies used on the project
    2. Technologies being used on the project


    1 seems more natural to me, but as long as the technologies may vary in time I thought 2 may be used as well.
    For my edification, I would just like to know which one is considered correct by teachers/natives or may be there is no difference between them.

    Thanks, Alex.
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    Default Re: Technologies (being?) used

    Quote Originally Posted by AlexAD View Post
    1. Technologies used on the project
    2. Technologies being used on the project
    Both are fine for technologies which are being used at the time of writing. Only the first works for technologies used on a past project.

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    Default Re: Technologies (being?) used

    As a header, unless there's a great need to stress that they are being used now, the first sounds better to me.

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    Default Re: Technologies (being?) used

    Project Technologies, perhaps?
    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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    Default Re: Technologies (being?) used

    By the way, I guess it is correct writing 'Technologies ....' without the definite article at the beginning as it is a header, right?

    Thanks, Barb_D.
    Project Technologies fits.

    Thanks, Alex.

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