Charts and Tables – Dragoman Style

Charts and Tables: Dates, Financial Figures, Statistics

1. Months of Year: To abbreviate months use these three-letter forms without a period:

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

2. Days of the Week: To abbreviate days use these three-letter forms without a period:

Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat

3. Percent Symbol (%): use the percent symbol (%) in all charts and tables in all documents.

4. For the Turkish currency symbol (TL): Use TL in all charts and tables in all documents.

5. Currency Abbreviations:

a) Use currency abbreviations only in financial charts and tables.

b) If used with a figure, the abbreviation precedes the figure separated by a space as follows:

        USD 5 billion (do not use the symbol $)

        EUR 5 billion (do not use the symbol )

6. Use ONE of these styles for charts and tables that compare year-end figures:

Year-end 2009             Year-end 2010

December 31, 2010     December 31, 2010

31.12.2008                  31.12.2009

7. For numerical dates in charts and tables use 04.2010. Do not use slashes, i.e., 01/04/2010.

 

Source
Dragoman Style Guide for Figures

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