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Sentences off the Grid

Here's a good method for showing +/- bounds in LaTex:

Source: L. Anderson et al., "The clustering of galaxies in the SDSS-III Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey: Baryon Acoustic Oscillations in the Data Release 10 and 11 Galaxy Samples," Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 000 (2014), p.14. PDF

Here is the conventional way in medicine to show +/- in text.
Numbers have different meanings and importance, but are
mixed up in a long sentence. Note the broad limits:

Source: "TMAO Proves a Potent Predictor of Events in Acute Coronary Syndrome"

Here is a method I tried in my Beautiful Evidence, making the standards smaller so they didn't get mixed up with the survival rates
when read horizontally within a type of cancer.

For my project on redesigning the sentence, I am interested in sentences that
break the standard grid and also in sentences that are graphical, two-dimensional.
(The standard grid = one-dimensional, justified lines and hyphenation, with arbitrary
line breaks indifferent or hostile to content.)

Please contribute good examples to this thread (see end of thread to make contributions)
or send to etsculpture - geee male - dath kom

Thanks, et

-- Edward Tufte

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