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Genevieve d’Entremont was the production editor and proofreader for PC Hardware Annoyances. Derek Di Matteo was the copyeditor. Patti Capaldi, Melanie Wang, and Genevieve d’Entremont did the typesetting and page makeup. Colleen Gorman and Claire Cloutier provided quality control. Mary Agner provided production assistance. Julie Hawks wrote the index.
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Patti Capaldi designed and implemented the interior layout using Adobe InDesign CS. The text and heading fonts are Rotis Sans Serif, Lineto Gravur, and Myriad Pro; the code font is The Sans Mono Condensed. Julie Hawks converted the text to Adobe InDesign CS. The screenshots and technical illustrations that appear in the book were produced by Robert Romano amd Jessamyn Read using Macromedia Freehand MX and Adobe Photoshop 7. The cartoon illustrations used on the cover and in the interior of this book are copyright © 2004 Hal Mayforth.
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