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    Highlighting

    Could I write the expression "Highlighting" as a title? I want to mean I'll use symbols to emphasize some definitions in the text, such as: a asterisk will represent "required field" etc, and then I need a title related to that. Is it possible?

    The equivalent in Portuguese is "sinalização" but I know that 'signalization' in English sounds more related to traffic signs than stressing the most important parts in a text.

    I really need to know, I appreciate your help. Thanks in advance!
    Last edited by CamiGrav; 08-May-2012 at 19:20.

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    Re: Highlighting

    Quote Originally Posted by CamiGrav View Post
    Could I write the expression "Highlighting" as a title? I want to mean I'll use symbols to emphasize some definitions in the text, such as: a asterisk will represent "required field" etc, and then I need a title related to that. Is it possible?

    The equivalent in Portuguese is "sinalização" but I know that 'signalization' in English sounds more related to traffic signs than stressing the most important parts in a text.

    I really need to know, I appreciate your help. Thanks in advance!
    I wouldn't use "Highlighting" for the purpose you describe. Highlighting suggests that you would use a colored marker on certain words/terms. Rather, I would use "Notations", but based on your purpose, to use it as the only word in the title, I don't think meets your purpose, especially because you refer to "text" in addition to the words/terms you want to note. I suggest you select a title that is definitive of the text and include ".......With Notations" or exclude it from the title and add the notations' descriptions as footnotes.

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    Re: Highlighting

    Quote Originally Posted by billmcd View Post
    I wouldn't use "Highlighting" for the purpose you describe. Highlighting suggests that you would use a colored marker on certain words/terms. Rather, I would use "Notations", but based on your purpose, to use it as the only word in the title, I don't think meets your purpose, especially because you refer to "text" in addition to the words/terms you want to note. I suggest you select a title that is definitive of the text and include ".......With Notations" or exclude it from the title and add the notations' descriptions as footnotes.
    The word "symbolization" wouldn't be good as well?


    Thanks for your help!

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    Re: Highlighting

    Quote Originally Posted by CamiGrav View Post
    The word "symbolization" wouldn't be good as well?


    Thanks for your help!
    Not for the purpose described.


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