Proofreading Guide

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Proofreading Guide. Common Symbols. Common Abbreviations. Awk→ Awkward: Need to change the language or wording. Does not read smoothly. Frag → Fragment: Not a complete sentence. Sp → Spelling: Check the spelling or spell something out. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Proofreading Guide

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  • Awk Awkward: Need to change the language or wording. Does not read smoothly.Frag Fragment: Not a complete sentence.Sp Spelling: Check the spelling or spell something out.Rep Unnecessary Repetition: Can refer to a word, but also refers to ideas.Conf./? Confusing: Cannot understand the word or idea.WC Word Choice: Consider using a different word.RO Run-On sentence: Need to break into 2 sentences or fix punctuation.Common Abbreviations

  • Additional source for proofreading symbols: ://webster.commnet.edu/writing/symbols.htmAdditional source for proofreading symbols: http://www.calstate.edu/brand/styleguide/documents/Proofreader-Marks.pdfProofreading symbols image: http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-7pDS1g7r7lk/UU9ynbIYdII/AAAAAAAAAFE/c_DkVwtyFSg/s1600/proofreaders+marks.PNG