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    Red face Right word?

    i came across a sentence as follows:
    i have a heading in a document as "Overview".The sub heading is given as "Principles".
    I am not too comfortable with this subheading.
    The subheading follows with a figure with this text
    Figure <> shows the principle diagram of <>
    can you suggest an another word for principles...

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    Quote Originally Posted by hemmin View Post
    i came across a sentence as follows:
    i have a heading in a document as "Overview".The sub heading is given as "Principles".
    I am not too comfortable with this subheading.
    The subheading follows with a figure with this text
    Figure <> shows the principle diagram of <>
    can you suggest an another word for principles...
    Does the subheading refers to the laws or rules or methods to be followed?
    Please clarify. also, provide an example of a principle , if possible

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    Question Re: Right word?

    there are no examples as such which i can give.
    just that after the subheading Principles, a figure is displayed with the figure caption as
    Figure <> shows the principles of the pin assignments
    then right after the figure, the following text appears
    The basic principles of the pin assignment are as follows:
    • dddd
    • dd
    • fff
    is it clear?

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    Quote Originally Posted by hemmin View Post
    there are no examples as such which i can give.
    just that after the subheading Principles, a figure is displayed with the figure caption as
    Figure <> shows the principles of the pin assignments
    then right after the figure, the following text appears
    The basic principles of the pin assignment are as follows:
    • dddd
    • dd
    • fff
    is it clear?
    I believe Principles here referes to the laws governing pin assignments.
    It seems to be a technical document. I am a Technical writer and I strongly suggest that you retain Principles as it is the accepted form.

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    thanks

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