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Composition, Page Makeup, and Web Content 

Composition, Page Makeup, and Web Content
Editorial Assessment and Processing

Richard M. Glass

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date: 28 January 2020

Once the author’s and reviewing editor’s changes have been made in the manuscript file, the document is ready to be composed, or made into pages. Before the widespread use of electronic page makeup systems, galley proofs of typeset text in long columns were produced. A layout served as the model for the page, showing breaks (if any) in the title, type sizes and spacing in the text, and placement of tables, figures, and headings. The galley proofs were then cut and pasted along with the tables and art to make page proofs. In an electronic composition system, codes must be

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