General style - Part 7

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General examples of style in English usage - Part 7

Notes on Writing Style in English.

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.

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€250, 77%, 6°C, …. (no spaces between numerals and symbols)

* * *  The use of Figures and Fig. * * *

It is shown in Fig. 106.5

In this figure X can represent Y.

If plural (e.g. Figs 2, 3 or Figs. 3-7).

Write out "Figure" only at the beginning of a sentence.

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