When copying an illustration from another source, use of the term:
‘from’, as in from Greenslade Creations, acknowledges that the illustration has been copied without modification;
‘after’, as in after Greenslade Creations, acknowledges that the illustration appearing in the stated reference has been modified from the original.
The acknowledgment, at the end of the figure caption, will be in brackets and be followed by the reference indicator.
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When figures are referenced, the standard reference format is to be used, including page numbers.
|16.||Greenslade, A., Australian Editing Methods: an Introductory Narrative, Australian eBook Publisher, Logan, p. 21, 2011.|
When writing a title, usually all words apart from prepositions and articles are capitalised unless the preposition or article starts the title. For example:
From Here to Eternity
Subheadings, however, should only have the first word capitalised, except where a capital is otherwise necessary. For example:
Best writing techniques
The best writing techniques in Australia
A main heading generally never takes a full stop.
A subtitle may take a full stop if it is a full sentence.
Subheadings (within an article) never take a full stop.
A picture caption does not take a full stop unless it is a full sentence.
All sentences in a paragraph are to be separated by a single space.
The first line of each paragraph is to be indented, except for the first line of each article or section. In books and articles, for example, the first line under a heading does not need to be indented as it is already clear where it begins.
For one or two-column articles, the first line of each paragraph that follows a quotation paragraph or an indented bullet point is to be indented once more from the left indent of the quotation paragraph or bullet point or to take no indent at all, so long as it is clear where it begins and it is internally consistent. For three-column articles, apply extra spacing.
For the internet, use block paragraphs (not indented paragraphs) and have a line of space between each paragraph. P tags do this automatically.
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