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Subject:Re: Numbers or Letters when labeling a graphic? From:Rosalma Arcelay <rosie -at- cpanel -dot- net> To:Lin Sims <ljsims -dot- ml -at- gmail -dot- com> Date:Tue, 24 Apr 2018 07:18:45 -0500
I donât think I have ever seen a graphic with numbers spelled out.
That being said, the first question I would ask isâ Who is your user and how will they be using this graphic?
If itâs a graphic thatâs meant to be scannable (aka, read quickly), I would go with the numbers. Same if itâs being translated.
If itâs not, and itâs something thatâs going into a magazine, for example, where people are taking their time to read it, then spelling out numbers might work (even though it would be weird, imo).
Technical Writer II
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> On Apr 24, 2018, at 1:54 AM, Erika Yanovich <ERIKA_y -at- rad -dot- com> wrote:
> If not too much text is involved, I'd used call-outs/bubbles with the actual explanation inside.
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