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Using Microsoft Word 2010 by Mike Miller, Tim Huddleston

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3. Proofing a Document

This chapter introduces Word’s powerful proofing tools, which can find errors in your documents and help improve the readability of your text.

The word “proofing” can mean a lot of different things. For example, proofing a document means reading it carefully to check for mistakes. Proofing can also mean looking for opportunities to improve the quality of your writing—revising sentences, making stronger word choices, and editing text to make it as meaningful as possible to your audience. Proofing is an important part of the writing process; the more energy you spend on it, the better your documents will be.

Word offers several sets of tools that can help with proofing chores, especially in the areas of spelling and grammar. ...

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