Parenthesis placement

Subject: Parenthesis placement
From: "Kathi Jan Knill" <Kathi -dot- Knill -at- template -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <TECHWR-L -at- LISTS -dot- RAYCOMM -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 1999 10:12:33 -0400

I'm usually a lurker to this list, although sometimes I add my thoughts to
a thread, or respond to a question that I know off the top of my head.
Today I find myself in need of assistance. I realize this may be a stupid
question but...

When you need to display an acronym for a series of words, after the first
occurrence of the word, should there be a space before the opening
parenthesis? Is there a rule for this somewhere? Or is it just a matter of

Thanks in advance for your help.
You can respond off-line so as not to clutter the list.

Kathi Jan Knill
Sr. Technical Writer
Template Software, Inc.
kathi -dot- knill -at- template -dot- com
"When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way,
implicitly and unquestionable." ~~ W.Disney

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