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Forms, Folds and Sizes, Second Edition by Poppy Evans, Aaris Sherin

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image Chapter 3: Proofreading and Copywriting

PROOFREADERS’ SYMBOLS

These marks and notations are widely used and understood by editors, proofreaders, and others involved in writing and producing text. Use them when proofing or editing a manuscript or proof.

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FOOTNOTES

Notes and footnotes always end with periods, even if they do not form complete sentences. Source lines do not end in periods. Use the following sequence when listing more than one footnote per page:

ABBREVIATION GUIDE

When to abbreviate a word or name and how to abbreviate it will vary, ...

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