Sentences in tables

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dreamwarrior

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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?
 

Barb_D

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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.
 

Tdol

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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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