These are notes I made while translating from German into English. They are things that crop up again and again, and are worth noting down.
Examples of capitalization after a colon:
- The rule may be stated thus: Always . . .
- . . . it will protect you from viruses: The program won't even allow you to . . .
[time: s, min, h, d] (no periods in sing. or plural)
- Eq. (1b) (how to abbreviate "Equation" in scientific writing)
- 200,000 (note position of comma)
- 1000 (no comma used)
- 400 (not 400,-- (which is how it's written in German)
- [and/or] (no space at either side of "/")
- [inside/outside] (no space at either side of "/") .
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