REFERENCE CHART FOR COPY -EDITING editing marks.pdfREFERENCE CHART FOR COPY -EDITING SYMBOLS I. Abbreviate or use numerals 2. Boldface 3. Capitalize 4. Center 5. Change letter 6. Change word

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  • REFERENCE CHART FOR COPY -EDITING SYMBOLS

    I. Abbreviate or use numerals

    2. Boldface

    3. Capitalize

    4. Center

    5. Change letter

    6. Change word

    7. Close up space between words

    8. Close up space within a word

    9. Continues on next page

    10. Delete letter

    II. Delete phrase

    12. Delete punctuation

    13. End of story

    14. Flush left

    15. Flush right

    16. Ignore correction (Correct as written)

    17. Insert apostrophe

    18. Insert colon

    19. Insert comma

    20. Insert dash

    21. Insert exclamation point

    22. Insert hyphen

    23. Insert letter

    24. Insert period

    25. Insert quotation marks

    26. Insert semicolon

    27. Insert word

    28. Italic

    29. Lowercase (Do not capitalize)

    30. No new paragraph

    3 I. Separate words

    32. Spell out numbers or words

    33. Start new paragraph

    34. Transpose letter

    35. Transpose words

    ~This line should be set in boldface type.~ ~--~

    An american won the nobel prize.~ .7 .

    JContinued on Page 10L

    Their hoPe is expen/ve.'-~~

    She received ~ gifts.II.

    Their car was ~ destroyed

    Their children ran outs~e--

    @) "" , They receive4d the m~ey.

    They did not:se ~. :;;:;;e~.;;;r unnecessary words.-~- -They asked, if he was sarr;;: OR: They aske~ if he was saf):

    ### OR: -30- OR: -0-

    CThe typesetter will begin this line at the left margin.

    The typesetter will begin this line at the right margin. :J

    @)

    It\ good you~re going home.

    He set three goal~success, health and wealth.

    The girl. 7~lives with her grandmother.,..) H

    The score was 87 to 53 a disaster-.., ~!

    "What I don't believe i~' she exclaimed."' ,..

    The ~e~ld girl live with her mother.

    TheirAcar ~ed to ~.

    John