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This is the page for discussion of the Wikipedia article Style guide, which covers the subject of style guides in general. Discussion of Wikipedia's own style guide does not belong here, but in Wikipedia_talk:Manual_of_Style. Barnabypage 18:45, 28 June 2007 (UTC)
practiced --> practised
- Oppose From what I can tell, they are distinct articles. No rationale is provided at present. Other editors have yet to comment. --Trevj (talk) 08:53, 1 June 2011 (UTC)
- Oppose One is a list, the other should be about style guides in general. HTML2011 (talk) 19:18, 17 April 2012 (UTC)
Fixed: Misplaced information about "Dr. D. Sundar Ram"
As of this post, there is some biographical data about a Dr. D. Sundar Ram inserted at the top of this wiki page. It doesn't fit with the article on style guides at all. However, I cannot see it on the edit page to remove it. (It does show up when viewing the page's source, of course. But, of course, I can't edit that directly!) I've copied and pasted the text from the article (below) to show where the text is.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For Wikipedia's own style guide, see Wikipedia:Manual of Style.
Dr. D. Sundar Ram Personal details Born 18 September 1960 (age 52)
Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India
Nationality Indian Spouse(s) Bharathi Sundar Children 2 (1 daughter and 1 son) Residence Plot No.11, Sri Venkata Sai Nilayam,
Thummalagunta,SV University Post, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh
Alma mater Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati Occupation Professor, Researcher and Social Worker Website www.agrasri.org.in
A style guide or style manual is a set of standards for the writing and design of documents, either for general use or for a specific publication, organization or field. The implementation of a style guide provides uniformity in style and formatting within a document and across multiple documents.
EDIT: Fixed. Since the text on the edit page didn't include the Dr. D. Sundar Ram information, and the preview didn't include the Dr. D. Sundar Ram information, I resubmitted that text as a new edit. I have no idea why the Dr. D. Sundar Ram information appeared or why I could not edit it. Here's a screenshot.
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House style in illustration
House style redirects here, but this article doesn't cover that concept as it applies to illustration. Companies that produce comics and animation often have a house style that's used in their published work, so that not only are specific characters such as Bugs Bunny or Archie Andrews drawn the same way, but other characters, settings, etc are drawn consistently. Some of this is a reflection of corporate identity (it isn't covered there either) but it's closer in spirit and practice to the use of a writing style guide. -Jason A. Quest (talk) 16:19, 29 January 2015 (UTC)