Don't use common abbreviations, such as a.k.a., e.g., etc., and i.e., in documentation and UI text. Instead, use precise language and state what you mean. See the Usage dictionary for terms to use instead of abbreviations.
For keyboard shortcuts, abbreviate the names of keys only if you have a space constraint. See Keyboard shortcuts.
It's okay to abbreviate a unit of measurement in text. See Measurements.
Acronyms and initialisms
This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Style Guide: current