When we must write, one of the most excellent obstacles with the one than we ran into is the treatment of the score signs. The intention of this text is to contribute to improve its use. It is very different to say: no. We can go later. and we cannot go later. to mention a simple example that grafique the different interpretation from the use from the point, in this case. We will review and explain, these signs of score to determine its correct functionality within the language and Spanish grammar.
Followed point: it is placed at the end of an oration. Separate point: it indicates the end of a paragraph. It indicates the beginning of a new subject. Full stop: it closes of a text. Three dots: it replaces to etc; express doubt or hesitation; it omits part of the text; it indicates that fragments in a transcription have been omitted. Comma: it separates the elements of an enumeration; it locks up an apposition; it delimits a vocativo; alteration between the parts of the oration (for example, Predicate – Subject – Preached); explanation or explanation; between the Subject and nonVerbal Predicate, referring the elidido verb; after connectors. Never between Subject and Predicate. Semicolon: it separates elements of an enumeration; it separates juxtaposed proposals extensive.
Two Points: after the heading of a letter; before mentioning very textually; it announces an enumeration; it introduces one causes, consequence, conclusion or summary. Parenthesis: data of date or place; explanation of meaning; play landmarks; complementary information that it interrupts the subject. Ray: as double sign, has value equivalent to the parenthesis: it puts in explanations; simple sign, change of interlocutor in the dialogue. Quotation marks: it locks up textual appointments; titles of articles, poems, chapters and stories.