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Editing and Proofreading Marks 

Editing and Proofreading Marks
Manuscript Editing and Proofreading

Stacy Christiansen

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date: 16 September 2019

Corrections often need to be marked on printed manuscripts and typeset copy. The following marks are common in publishing and used by manuscript editors, proofreaders, and others involved in marking copy to be corrected. Instructions, queries, and clarifications not to be typeset should be circled.

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