Electronic Editing with MS Word and Adobe Acrobat
Jennie RubyISBN: 1891762885;
Although the tools for electronic editing have been available for more than a decade, copyediting has continued to lag behind other aspects of publication production in becoming fully computerized. The tradition of copyediting a double-spaced draft manuscript on paper has been so well ingrained that even into the 21st century, many publication operations in the United States still use this method. This is especially true in scientific and technical editing. In designing the editing features of Microsoft Word , Microsoft?s designers clearly envisioned "collaborating" on documents. Word?s features are designed for the purpose of passing a document among multiple colleagues who make few changes, or substantive changes, to the document. These tools can become clumsy when used for the high number of small changes typically made in copyediting. In this book you will learn the best ways to use the editing features of Word to handle various levels of editing. ...
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