Wikipedia:Styletips

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This is the Styletips project, which provides useful advice to editors on writing style and formatting in bite-size chunks from the Manual of Style and related pages. For the complete schedule of Styletips, see below.

Please place suggestions on the Talk page. The objective is to keep the focus of each tip narrow and to express it simply and briefly.

Styletips scheduling queue[edit]

List of tips
Another styletip ...


Case and spelled-out abbreviations


Just because capitals are used in an abbreviation doesn't mean initial capitals should be used in the expanded version.

Incorrect (not a proper noun): We used Digital Scanning (DS) technology

Correct: We used digital scanning (DS) technology

Correct (a proper noun): The film was produced by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)


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