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Word list

Updated on January 21, 2021

A collection of usage guidelines for the spelling, capitalization, hyphenation, and abbreviation of terms in Pega help, courses, and Community knowledgebase articles. This information is for writers who document product features and convert stories into end-user documentation. For internal use only.

  • Navigating the Word List

    Consult the Word List to learn about the spelling, capitalization, usage, and context of both internal and industry-standard names and terminology. Look up abbreviations, acronyms and short forms to avoid repetition and make your text more concise.

  • Using abbreviations, acronyms, and short forms

    Use acronyms, abbreviations, and short forms to avoid repetition and make your text more concise.

  • Rule type exceptions

    The prominence and frequency of the term rule can be off-putting to new users. Do not use the word rule except when referring to the following rule types.

  • Terms and definitions

    Ensure that you use words and names correctly by applying the Word List rules.

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