17.2b Position of reference markers.

Just as in print, the braille reference indicator (asterisk) is inserted into the text following the word or words to which it refers. The complete braille reference indicator (the asterisk and any accompanying number or letter) is always preceded and followed by a blank cell, and must be located on the same braille line as the word, or portion thereof, to which it pertains.

When print punctuation follows a reference marker, in braille the two are reversed so that the reference indicator can be preceded and followed by a blank cell. Example:

(. . . quite the opposite.*)

When, in print, a dash follows a reference marker, in braille a space is left between the two. Example:

As shown in the Jones case† —and it must be . . .