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Time

Please see our time and date entry for updated and expanded guidance. See also Area & square footage Dates Dimensions Numbers & numerals Temperature Time...Read More

Time zones

Please see our time and date entry for updated and expanded guidance. See also Area & square footage Dates Dimensions Numbers & numerals Temperature Time  ...Read More

Temperature

Use Fahrenheit in the US, Metric internationally. It may be appropriate to use both measurements for a global audience. Example Enjoy average summer temperatures of 95°F (35°C). See also Units of measurement, Area, Dimensions...Read More

Numbers & numerals

Spell out numbers less than ten in body copy. Ten and above get numerals, unless they’re the first word in a sentence. Ordinal numbers (e.g. “first,” “31st”) follow the same rule. However, always use numerals when writing: Dates Dimensions Percentages Price Sums of...Read More

Dimensions

US: use inches and feet. International: use centimeter and meter. Tips Avoid abbreviating “meter,” “minute,” or “mile,” as these can all be easily be confused by users and screen readers alike. Televisions are described in inches,...Read More

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