Stylebook: Table of Contents

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Abbreviations
• Capitalization
• Company names
• Dates and times
• Degrees and certifications
• Periods
• Plurals
• Spaces

Addresses
• State abbreviations
• Street abbreviations
• Stand-alone cities

Adjectives

Alphabetizing

Book reviews

Buying guides/resources

Capitalization
• Acronyms
• After colons
• Company names
• Directions and regions
• Generic terms
• Headlines
• Job titles
• Product names
• Websites and blogs
• Zones

Captions
• Directionals

Colors
• Colors and hyphens
• Products and project instructions

Computer commands
• InDesign
• Microsoft Word
• Downloads

Contractions

Copyright year

Covers
• For designers

Credits
• Copy editors
• Field editors
• Food stylists
• Guidelines
• Illustrators
• Names
• Order
• Photographers
• Producers
• Style
• Writers

Dashes

Foreign words
• Accent marks
• Translation help

Hyphens
• Combining forms
• Line-break rules
• Prefixes
• Suffixes

Italics

Lists

Measurements

Nonsexist writing

Numbers
• Figures to represent numbers
• Words to represent numbers
• Telephone numbers

Overused words and phrases

Page basics
• Columns
• End bugs
• Jump lines
• Line breaks
• Running titles

Plurals

Positive expressions

Possessives
• Descriptive words

Problem rules and words
• Easily confused words
• Suffix -ed
• Tip versus Note
• Use versus With

Pronouns

Punctuation

Quotes (Attribution)

Redundancies

Spelling

Styles

Symbols

Titles of works

Trademarks
• Common trademarks
• Meredith trademarks

World Wide Web
• Blogs
• Facebook/Pinterest