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    manthan1 is offline Newbie
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    Default Use of "By Using" and "Using" in sentence

    Hi,

    I have a doubt over using of the 2 words: "By using" and Using" in a sentence.

    For example,

    The following steps explain how to link the equipment with the XML file by using the
    Citect Project Editor application:

    or,

    The following steps explain how to link the equipment with the XML file using the
    Citect Project Editor application:


    Please suggest me which one is more appropriate while giving instructions to someone for guidance purpose. I feel the second one is more suitable sentence than the first one or both are correct.

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    Manthan

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: Use of "By Using" and "Using" in sentence

    I would use the second, but I think the first could also be used.

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