Size does matter: how to use the thin space

Some might know about this already, others may wonder what that thing they’ve heard of before is exactly and most of you will be taken aback by the existence of any space other than the one produced by the space bar. The space that separates words—should the text not be justified—is a fourth of the … Continue reading Size does matter: how to use the thin space

How to align columns of numbers in tables

Today’s post is relevant for both scientists and linguists. This tool will make your originals, translations or corrections look amazing—also, more correct. Have you ever wondered if there’s any criterion on how to display numbers in columns? If you have, do you know the answer? I do and here it is: numbers must be aligned … Continue reading How to align columns of numbers in tables