Re: Acronyms--How often do you spell them out?
that get turned into acronyms are spelled out when they are first used,
followed by their acronyms in parentheses [...]
Would you re-identify the acronyms in each subsequent section as well as
adding the new ones?
I just worked on acronyms for my government document earlier today
(175 for a 256-page document). I'm going to be going back through the
document to make sure that only the first instance of each one is
spelled out. The document is a mish-mash of content from different
engineers, and so things are very inconsistent right now.
So, first time only is the rule with the DoN document I'm working on.
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