Marking Paper Copy From Rude, Carolyn. Technical Editing, 4 th ed

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Marking Paper Copy From Rude, Carolyn. Technical Editing, 4 th ed. Slide 2 Editorial Markup Editorial markup consists of directions for the development and production of the document. Slide 3 Placing marks on the page Be neat Make your marks easy to read Use standard markings Do not obscure correct type Use a bright-color pencil Remove stray marks Be consistent Slide 4 WORDS AND LETTERS Markup Symbols Slide 5 Delete Deleete Use the closeup mark, too, if the word could be spelled as two words Slide 6 Delete, close Proof-reading proofreading Slide 7 Delete a word In the the back In the back Slide 8 Insert Inert Insert Place the caret beneath the line. Write what is to be inserted above the line. Slide 9 Insert space Usually the line alone will suffice; use the space symbol if there could be a question. Slide 10 Insert space Markup a text Slide 11 Transpose Trasnpose Transpose If multiple transpositions in a word make the edited version difficult to read, delete the whole word and print the correction above it. Slide 12 Close up Cl ose close Slide 13 Capital letters ohio; ibm Ohio; IBM Slide 14 Small caps 6 a. m. 6 A. M. Slide 15 Lower case Federal federal Slide 16 WORD Lower case, whole word FEDERAL federal Slide 17 WORD Initial cap FEDERAL Federal Slide 18 Word Italics or Roman type Star Wars Star Wars Underline to change type style from roman to italic or vice versa. Slide 19 Word Boldface Emphasis Slide 20 Superscript Masters degree Masters degree A2 A 2 Use the superscript sign to identify apostrophes, quotation marks, or exponents Slide 21 Subscript H20 Slide 22 Delete an underline Revelry Slide 23 Spell out abbreviation or number 2 Two Circle an abbreviation or number you want spelled out. Spell the word as well as circling if the spelling may be in question. Slide 24 or Let it stand Precede PrecedePrecede If you have edited in error or changed your mind, direct the compositor to set the copy in its original unedited form. Slide 25 PUNCTUATION Markup Symbols Slide 26 Period forever forever. Circle the period to call the compositors attention to this small mark. Do not circle other punctuation. Slide 27 Comma Copper iron and silver Copper, iron, and silver Place an inverted caret over the comma. Do not place it over other punctuation. Slide 28 Colon Following Following: Slide 29 Semicolon Following Following; To create a semicolon from a comma or colon, draw in the dot or tail. Otherwise, simply insert the semicolon. Slide 30 Parentheses 2002 (2002) The lines in the parentheses wont be typeset, but they do reinforce your intent to include parentheses rather than other lines. Slide 31 Brackets word [word] Be sure to square the lines if the writer has used parenthesis. Slide 32 or Hyphen Light emitting diode Light-emitting diode The underline or checking of the hyphen reinforces your intent to include a hyphen. Slide 33 Equal sign A B A = B Since the equal sign can look like the underlined hyphen, write eq by the mark and circle it to show that the information is an instruction. Slide 34 or Em dash A pejorative - disparaging- word A pejorative disparaging word An em dash is as wide as the base of the capital M in the typesize and typeface used. It is used to set off parenthetical material or a break in thought. Slide 35 or En dash 2000 01 2000 01 An en dash is as wide as the base of the capital letter N in the typeface and typesize used. Its primary use is in numbers expressed as a range. Slide 36 SPACING, POSITION Markup Symbols Slide 37 Begin a new paragraph other features. The editors other features. The editors Slide 38 Begin a new line numbers; abbreviations; numbers; abbreviations; Slide 39 Run together form your marks. It is not time to express Slide 40 or Flush left or justify left The editors Place the edge of the mark on the margin where text should move. Slide 41 Justify right Book Title Slide 42 Center Book Title Slide 43 Ragged right ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ________________ __________________ Slide 44 Align ______________ __________________ ________________ __________________ ___________________ __________________ Slide 45 Indent one em ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ _________________ ___________________ ___________________ Slide 46 or Indent two ems ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ________________ ___________________ ___________________ Slide 47 Indent the whole block of text two ems _____________________ _____________________ _____________________ _____________ _______________ _______________ _________________ ______________ Slide 48 Transpose a group of words Transpose of words a group Transpose a group of words Slide 49 Close up vertical space too many lines skipped. Close up vertical space. Slide 50 Insert vertical space Heading Insufficient leading follows. Slide 51 Set as a paragraph rather than as a list Numbers; abbreviations; and spelling