Box 49System requirements

System requirements describe the particular software and hardware needed to view the message and/or its attachments.

  • Begin with the phrase "System Requirements" followed by a colon and a space
  • Use the wording supplied by the author; no standardization is needed
  • Separate the types of information by a semicolon and a space
  • End requirement information with a period
    Example:
    • System Requirements: Internet Explorer version 4.0 or greater; Adobe Reader 7.0.

From: Chapter 26, Electronic Mail and Discussion Forums

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Citing Medicine: The NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers [Internet]. 2nd edition.
Patrias K, author; Wendling D, editor.
Bethesda (MD): National Library of Medicine (US); 2007-.

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