NRC - Style Guide

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1. Numerals

1.1. Thousand separator: . Decimal separator: ,

1.2. Percentage: number%

1.3. 0-9 in letters

1.4. #

1.4.1. N.°, n.°

2. Capitalization

2.1. Only the first letter of the first word

3. Spacing

3.1. Avoid double-spacing

4. Abbreviations

4.1. end in period

5. Acronyms

5.1. use Spanish acronyms

5.2. expanded acronym + (ACRONYM) -1st time only-

6. Quotation Marks

6.1. Use curly quotes (“ ”)

7. Headings

7.1. Use nouns

7.1.1. avoid gerunds

7.2. Spanish capitalization

8. Bullets

8.1. Full sentences: begin with a capital letter, end with a period

8.2. Else, begin each with a capital letter, do not use a periodat the end

9. Resources & References

9.1. DNT source names

10. Drugs

10.1. Translate all drug names who have an Spanish equivalent

10.2. Use the generic drug name when a brand name is not available in Spanish