Re: Digits separator

Subject: Re: Digits separator
From: Shawn <shawn -at- cohodata -dot- com>
To: Kath Bowman <Kath -dot- Bowman -at- au -dot- saabgroup -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2014 15:36:27 -0700

The only important take-away here is write for your audience. When you are
not localizing your documents but they still have multi-country use, it
might help to include a conventions page (i.e. Using This Document)
explaining what you mean by the use of a period and a comma.



On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 3:07 PM, Kath Bowman
<Kath -dot- Bowman -at- au -dot- saabgroup -dot- com>wrote:

> Our company style guide (here in Australia) is to use the comma if the
> number is more than 4 digits long, but no comma for 4 digits:
>
> 1000
> 10,000
> 1,000,000
>
> For decimal points we use the full stop, e.g. $12,000.34 represents 12
> thousand dollars and thirty four cents.
>
> Kath Bowman
> Technical Writer
>
> Saab Australia Pty Ltd (formerly Saab Systems Pty Ltd)
> 21 Third Avenue
> Mawson Lakes SA 5095
> www.saabgroup.com/au
>
>
>
>
> --
*Shawn Connelly*
Technical writer
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References:
Digits separator: From: Haim Roman
Re: Digits separator: From: Lin Sims
RE: Digits separator: From: Kath Bowman

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