RE: Usage Question - units in a numerical range

Subject: RE: Usage Question - units in a numerical range
From: "Stuart Rogers" <srogers -at- phoenix-geophysics -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 25 Apr 2003 14:31:32 -0400


Or you could head your columns with "Feet" and "Meters" and just put the
numerals in the body cells. Might be a good idea to shade or otherwise
differentiate the columns if they would be side-by-side... Most style guides
advocate an en-dash, no spaces, to indicate a range.

Stuart Rogers
Technical Communicator
Phoenix Geophysics Limited
Toronto, ON, Canada
+1 (416) 491-7340 x 325

mailto:srogers -at- phoenix-geophysics -dot- com

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From: bounce-techwr-l-88731 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
[mailto:bounce-techwr-l-88731 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com] On Behalf Of Keri Morgret
Sent: April 25, 2003 1:33 PM
To: TECHWR-L
Subject: Usage Question - units in a numerical range



I'm writing a table where I am indicating the range is 15-20 feet, and am
using ' for feet, and also including the rough metric range of 3-5 meters

Do I write 15'-20'? or 15-20'?
3m-5m or 3-5m or 3-5 m?



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