Re: Digits separator

Subject: Re: Digits separator
From: Haim Roman <haim -dot- roman -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Julie Stickler <jstickler -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2014 13:59:47 -0700

That does not contradict the Apple guide. It also says that either the
period or comma may be used for the decimal point. My question was about
using spaces for the thousands separator.
On Mar 18, 2014 1:30 PM, "Julie Stickler" <jstickler -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> Interesting, because in the Microsoft Manual of Style (I'm looking at the
> third edition at the moment, fourth may say something different) under the
> heading for euros it says (in part):
>
> "When expressing an amount in euros and cents in U.S. content, use a
> decimal point as the
> delimiter. Different localities may use a decimal point or a comma, as
> appropriate.
> Correct
> E3.50"
>
> Sometimes I think that Apple and Microsoft do things differently on
> purpose, not because it necessarily makes any sense, but just to be
> different from each other.
>
>
> On Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at 4:19 PM, Milan DavidoviÄ <milan -dot- lists -at- gmail -dot- com
> >wrote:
>
> > If anyone has a link/citation or other pointer handy for the rationale
> > behind this, could you post it? Thanks.
> >
> > --Milan DavidoviÄ
> >
> > Sent from my Commercial Visible 6
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at 3:15 PM, Haim Roman <haim -dot- roman -at- gmail -dot- com>
> wrote:
> > > I.e., write "123 456" instead of "123,456".
> > >
> > > Anyone else use space in their docs?
> > ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> > Doc-To-Help 2014 v1 now available. SharePoint 2013 support, NetHelp
> > enhancements, and more. Read all about it.
> >
> > Learn more: http://bit.ly/NNcWqS
> >
> > ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> >
> > You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as jstickler -at- gmail -dot- com -dot-
> >
> > To unsubscribe send a blank email to
> > techwr-l-leave -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> >
> >
> > Send administrative questions to admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot- Visit
> > http://www.techwhirl.com/email-discussion-groups/ for more resources and
> > info.
> >
> > Looking for articles on Technical Communications? Head over to our
> online
> > magazine at http://techwhirl.com
> >
> > Looking for the archived Techwr-l email discussions? Search our public
> > email archives @ http://techwr-l.com/archives
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Julie Stickler
> http://heratech.wordpress.com/
> Blogging about Agile and technical writing
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> Doc-To-Help 2014 v1 now available. SharePoint 2013 support, NetHelp
> enhancements, and more. Read all about it.
>
> Learn more: http://bit.ly/NNcWqS
>
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>
> You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as haim -dot- roman -at- gmail -dot- com -dot-
>
> To unsubscribe send a blank email to
> techwr-l-leave -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
>
>
> Send administrative questions to admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot- Visit
> http://www.techwhirl.com/email-discussion-groups/ for more resources and
> info.
>
> Looking for articles on Technical Communications? Head over to our online
> magazine at http://techwhirl.com
>
> Looking for the archived Techwr-l email discussions? Search our public
> email archives @ http://techwr-l.com/archives
>
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Doc-To-Help 2014 v1 now available. SharePoint 2013 support, NetHelp enhancements, and more. Read all about it.

Learn more: http://bit.ly/NNcWqS

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as archive -at- web -dot- techwr-l -dot- com -dot-

To unsubscribe send a blank email to
techwr-l-leave -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com


Send administrative questions to admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot- Visit
http://www.techwhirl.com/email-discussion-groups/ for more resources and info.

Looking for articles on Technical Communications? Head over to our online magazine at http://techwhirl.com

Looking for the archived Techwr-l email discussions? Search our public email archives @ http://techwr-l.com/archives


References:
Digits separator: From: Haim Roman
Re: Digits separator: From: Milan Davidović
Re: Digits separator: From: Julie Stickler

Previous by Author: Digits separator
Next by Author: Re: Digits separator
Previous by Thread: Re: Digits separator
Next by Thread: Re: Digits separator


What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads


Sponsored Ads