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Abbreviating Number.  

Edward H. Livingston

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (11th edn)

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Feb 2020
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Feb 2020
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The word number may be abbreviated No. in the body of tables and line art or in the text when used as a specific designator. Do not use the number sign (#) in place of the abbreviation; this could be confused with the hashtag (#) used in social media. The word ...