RE: Parenthesis placement

Subject: RE: Parenthesis placement
From: "David Chinell" <dchinell -at- email -dot- msn -dot- com>
To: "'Kathi Jan Knill'" <Kathi -dot- Knill -at- template -dot- com>, "'TECHWR-L'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 1999 17:39:40 -0400


I guess I'm hitting the dimwall at the end of the
day, but could you send an example of what you


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[mailto:bounce-techwr-l-10308 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com]On
Behalf Of Kathi Jan
Sent: Wednesday, October 27, 1999 10:13 AM
Subject: Parenthesis placement

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

Kathi Jan Knill
Sr. Technical Writer
Template Software, Inc.
kathi -dot- knill -at- template -dot- com
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