Telephone Numbers

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How do I format telephone numbers?

Telephone Numbers

Insert a hyphen after the first three digits.
303-5413

When using the area code, use a hyphen (with no space on either side) between the two elements.
512-605-5454

The "1-" does not always need to be included.
Ex: Please call me at 1-800-545-5474.
But: My number is 800-545-7547.
("1-" is not part of the number; it's just something you have to dial.)

   

Comments

6/23/2006 1:26:40 PM
Bob said:

Phone numbers with area codes should be written as (555) 555-5555


6/23/2006 2:18:05 PM
Dr. Bob Copeland said:

Area codes should be included within parenthesis, followed by one space.
Reference:
http://www.utmb.edu/identity_system/esg/default.htm
http://www.uca.edu/communications/styleguide/index.html
http://www.uis.edu/mediaguides/style/
http://dbserv.pace.edu/execute/page.cfm?doc_id=15369


8/8/2009 9:39:21 AM
Tom Osborn said:

I agree with Dr. Copeland.




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