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1) Your company style guide
2) A published style guide
3) How your boss wants it
4) How you want it.
In absence of #1, Microsoft MofS uses small caps, with
periods, no spaces (8A.M.)
SUN's Style Guide for the Computer Industry uses 8
a.m., with a space between the 8 and the a, no space
between the a.m. (8 a.m.)
--- Debbie Packer <dpacker -at- stingrayboats -dot- com> wrote:
> I apologize if this is off topic.
> Where time is concerned, is there a format that is
> considered standard?
John Posada, Merck Research Laboratories
Sr Technical Writer, WinHelp and html
(work) john_posada -at- merck -dot- com - 732-594-0873
(pers) jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com - 732-291-7811
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