Proofreader's Marks
Instruction | Mark in Margin | Mark in Type | Corrected Type |
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Delete | the clever student | the student | |
Insert indicated material | the_{^}student | the clever student | |
Let it stand | the |
the clever student | |
Make capital | the President | ||
Make lower case | the President | ||
Set in small capitals | See PRESIDENT | ||
Set in italic type | The President | The President | |
Set in roman type | The President | ||
Wrong font | The President | ||
Set in boldface type | McDermott Library | ||
Set in lightface type | McDermott Library | ||
Transpose | UTD | ||
Close up space | UTD alumni | ||
Spell out | ten students | ||
Insert space | the faculty | ||
Insert period | the faculty_{^} | the faculty. | |
Insert hyphen | one_{^}to_{^}one counseling | one-to-one counseling | |
Insert colon | the following courses_{^} | the following courses: | |
Insert apostrophe | John's thesis | ||
Insert parentheses | _{^}undergraduate_{^} courses | (undergraduate) courses | |
Insert superscript | 2^{2} = 4 | ||
Insert subscript | H_{^}O | H_{2}O | |
Start paragraph | end of semester. _{^ }The students... | end of semester. | |
Run on/ no new paragraph | end of semester. The students... | ||
Move left | [ | [ the students | the students |
Move right | ] | the] students | the students |
Align | || | || the students the students |
the
students the students |