I came across the following sentence:

"Every element of visual data can be viewed as in 3D also in 2D"

Is it correct to use here the construction "as...also..."?

  • viewed in 3D or 2D would be more idiomatic. as in has a meaning you don't want here and will confuse your readers.
    – KarlG
    Feb 7, 2018 at 7:36

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I have not heard of it(i'm not native though). you could say ".... viewed as in both 3D and 2D. by the way here is a link that I think could be helpful https://www.englishforums.com/English/AsAlso/vrqgb/post.htm

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