Re: 3D or 3-D?

Subject: Re: 3D or 3-D?
From: Bill Bledsoe <bill -dot- bledsoe -at- CMS-STL -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 10 Oct 1997 16:03:39 -0500

Emily,

here at CMS <shameless plug> world leader in 3-D Radiation Treatment
Planning Systems</shameless plug> we do 3-D and three-dimensional (and
2-D / two-dimensional respectively).

Emily Cotlier wrote:

> The author has these terms abbreviated as "2D" and "3D", and written
> in
> full as "2-Dimensional" and "3-Dimensional". Is this correct? If not,
> what
> do the readers of this list recommend to refer to a current
> technology? I
> feel that the abbreviation may be OK, but I am dubious about the full
> terms, especially with that inappropriate capitalization used
> constantly.
> None of my available style guides (all medical, of course) have
> anything
> about this term.
>

cheers,
--
****************************************************
Bill Bledsoe
Senior Technical Writer - CMS
Bill -dot- Bledsoe -at- cms-stl -dot- com or intlidox -at- anet-stl -dot- com

Prediction 4
"The people who are studying Tai Chi Chuan instead
of saving money are planning to beat us up and take
our stuff when we've retired"

Scott Adams - The Dilbert Future
****************************************************
If Bill Said it, Bill said it... Not CMS. Got it?
****************************************************

TECHWR-L (Technical Communication) List Information: To send a message
to 2500+ readers, e-mail to TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU -dot- Send commands
to LISTSERV -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU (e.g. HELP or SIGNOFF TECHWR-L).
Search the archives at http://www.documentation.com/ or search and
browse the archives at http://listserv.okstate.edu/archives/techwr-l.html


Previous by Author: Re: Robohelp 4: Borders in tables?
Next by Author: Re: porn ads
Previous by Thread: Re: Responses to web style guide question
Next by Thread: 3D or 3-D?


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

Sponsored Ads


Sponsored Ads