Regional Micro Typography

Fred OMalley (19302010) was waiting for the GRW Express or Cornishman. Train came 24/02/2007 at 07.50 or 7.50 a.m. Ticket was expensive £12 300.99. But in the menu was whiskey 40°. Restaurant was open 08.0020.00.
Ford OMalley (19302010) was waiting for the Aurora Winter Train or Alaska Express. Train came 02/24/2007 at 07:50 or 7:50 AM. Ticket was expensive $12,300.99. But in the menu was whiskey 40°. Restaurant was open from 8 AM to 8 PM. Train FairbanksAnchorage was leaving soon.
Фёдор (1930 — 2010) ждал поезд  245 «Серебряная стрела» или Стрелка. Он пришел 24.02.2007 в 10:50. Билет был дорогой 12 300,99 ₽. Но в меню была 40°водка. Рестаран был открыт 10:0020:00. Пока Павел думал, поезд Москва — Владивосток, ушел.
František (* 1930  2010) čekal na vlak Pendolino přezdívaný »Pendo«. Vlak přijel 24.02.2007 v 10:50. Jízdenka stála 12 300,90 . Ale v restauraci byla dobrá nabídka: šunka / sýr / čaj / pivo 12°. Otevírací doba byla 10:0020:00 hodin.
Quotation marks
  • Czech language uses „ “ quotation marks
  • Also possible to use single quotation marks ‚ ‘
  • In minor cases allowed to use reversed French quotation marks » «
  • The " is a used for inches or seconds. Also in computer code.
Direct speech surrounded by quatations.
The dot stays in quotation marks then the whole sentence is surrundd by them. If there is only one word in quotation marks, the punctuation is outside the symbol.
Apostrophe
  • Apostrophe in Czech is used for softer constonants
  • In foreign words
lod, to jsem se lek.
cant, OReilly, Geh mit mir
Paragraph
§ 56 – with a space beyween symbol and number.
podle § 46 odst. 1 písm. c) zák. č. 65/65 Sb.
Numbers
18 000 – nonbreaking space between digits. Also allowed to use the dot.
6,67 – comma is used as a decimal separator.
Phone Numbers
+420 558 225 225 - writing with three digits and separating with spaces.
Monetary amounts
50    50,00  10 000    130 Sk  czk 60
  • Mdash represents two zeros.
  • Not a good tone to write 50,— Kč or Kč 50,—; much better: 50,00 Kč, the best 50 Kč
Units
  • By default, the degree is separated by a nonbreaking space
  • In the meaning as an adjective is used without a space
  • The exception is the degree as a unit of angle with minutes and second: 75°2640
30 % increase in sales.
Outside is -9 °C. Inside is +9 °C.
12 kg
We bought 12° beer (in CZ it will be dvanáctistupňové).
The angle is 35 °C.
Dates and time
  • Czech uses dd. mm. yyyy format.
  • Dates separated by spaces. Thin space also can be used.
  • For birth and death range also can be used * separated with thin spaces.
18.08.2021.
18. serpnu 2021 (in text),
František Muzika (* 1930  2010). Also allowed (19302010).
  • Colon is used for time separator. But dot also allowed.
  • In sports secods separated by comma.
18:20 or 18.20
Martin finished first with time 10:59,23.
Dash
Speach break
  • Separated by regular space
  • Never placed in the begining of the sentance (yes, at the end)
  • Punctuation is placed immediately after the dash without a space
Být single ale jak?
„Pozor –!“
Introduction of direct speech
  • Placed in the begining of the sentance
  • Separated by the first word with a space
Maminka křičela:
Eliško domů!
Lists
  • a hyphen (or other graphic symbol) can used as a bullet in the list
  • Separated by the first word with a space
- pivo
- voda
- džus
- soda
With meaning of range (from – to
  • Recomended to use mdash.
  • Used without spaces.
  • If the line breaks is is better to chage dash with a word.
Otevírací doba byla 10:0020:00 hodin
Otevírací doba byla 10:0020:00 hodin

Na zápas ČeskoMaďarsko...
Na zápas Česko v Maďarsko...

12. září15. října 2000 (but) 12.13. září 2006

Trasa PrahaBerlín.
Hyphen
  • Used without spaces.
  • In Czech if the expression is divided in the place of the hyphen, the sign is repeated on the next line.
  • Shorter then dash.
mám-li, Brno-město, Ostrava-Poruba, slovník česko-anglický, Anežka Hodinová-Spurná
ISBN 3-8252-2197-0, on-line, e-mail
„Nebude-
-li vám totiž vaditi, že můj libosad jest pod vodou.“
Slash
  • Usualy used without spaces.
  • If is's a listing space is needed.
Speed 90 km/h.
3/4 kg
Financial report from 2010/2011
Nabídka: šunka / sýr / čaj / pivo 12°
Page 1 / 8 (but also possible Page 1/8)
Trademarks and Copyright
  • Copyright © placed with a space before name of the owner.
  • Registered ® placed after the name of the company or logo without space.
  • TradeMark™ placed after the name of the company or logo without space.
© Company name, 2021
When writing in English we should follow English typography rules. All sentences written in English here only for example purposes. Rules based on standard ČSN 01 6910 from 2014.
Frank OMalley (19302010) wartete auf den »München-Nürnberg-Express« oder Fresh. Der Zug kam am 24. 02. 2007 um 7:50 Uhr. Das Ticket war teuer 12.300,99 . Das Restaurant ist von 8 bis 20 Uhr geöffnet.
Frank OMalley (19302010) wartete auf den «München-Nürnberg-Express» oder Fresh. Der Zug kam am 24. 02. 2007 um 7.50 Uhr. Das Ticket war teuer Fr. 12'300.99. Das Restaurant ist von 8 bis 20 Uhr geöffnet.
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