Re: Writing dimensions

Subject: Re: Writing dimensions
From: Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2010 21:21:44 -0700

I always thought the standard order for measurements was Width x
Height x Depth ?

If there is no set standard, then for clarity I would abbreviate the W x H x D.


On Wed, Apr 7, 2010 at 8:13 PM, Sandy Harris <sandyinchina -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> On 4/8/10, Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
>> What's the correct way to write dimensions? This sure isn't it.
>>  18inD x 17.7inH x 6.7inW / 40 lbs.
> I'd use:
>   18 x 17.7 x 6.7 inches, 40 pounds
> There's no need to abbreviate the units or repeat them.
> Depending on your audience, you might also need to
> add metric dimensions, or even replace the archaic
> US-only terms with them.

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