3.2 Drucare Style Rules

Page settings:
Page size: A4
Margins: 2.5 – 2 – 2 – 2 (cm’s: top, bottom, left, right)
Header/footer margins: 1.2 cm – 1 cm
First page: Different first page

Headers and footers:
First page header: (empty)
First page footer: page number (centred)
Subsequent headers: page number (centred) + confidentiality notice (right aligned)
Subsequent footers: document title (centred)

Paragraph settings:
Text alignment: left aligned (not justified)
Spacing before: 0 pt, except for ‘Level 1′ (article title): 12 pt
Spacing after: 6 pt
Line spacing: Exactly – 13 pts
Widow /orphan control: On
Keep with next paragraph: Off, except for ‘Level 1′ (article title): On
Keep lines together: Off, except in tables
Don’t hyphenate: On (= do not hyphenate words)

Font settings:
Font: Arial (print fonts), Calibri (screen fonts)
Font size: 12 pt
Header/footer size: 9 pt
Article titles: Bold + all-caps
Heading text font; A sans serif font such as Arial or Calibri, 12-20 point sans serif font for headings
Body text font;  A sans serif font such as Arial or Calibri , 11-12 point serif font (12 is preferred) for body text

Tabs and numbering settings:
Default tab stops: 1 cm
Numbering (levels 1-4): 1., 2., 3. 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 (a), (b), (c) (i), (ii), (iii)
Parties numbering: 1., 2., 3.
Whereas clauses: (A), (B), (C)
Definitions: Non-numbering, indentation as Level 2

Indentation:
Units: metric (per 1 cm, not per ½ inch)
Position number (levels 1-4): 0 cm, 0 cm, 1 cm, 2 cm
Tab space to first line: 1 cm, 1 cm, 2 cm, 3 cm
Indentation next lines: 1 cm, 1 cm, 2 cm, 3 cm

Captions: underlined, followed by a non-underlined full stop and space

 

3.2 Drucare Style Rules

2.      LEVEL ONE HEADINGS – 20 px

2.1      Level One Headings – 18 px

First level headings should be the largest, and should be bolded. You might consider using ALL CAPS, but avoid this if the headings are along. – 14 px

(a)       Level Two Headings – 16 px

Second level headings should be slightly smaller or in some way distinguished from first level headings. You might consider indenting the heading and aligning the subsequent blocks of text. – 14 px

(i)          Level Three Headings – 14 px

Third level headings, if you use them should be further distinguished by smaller size, italicizing, and/or indenting them.And so on.– 14 px

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