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    Editing Text

    Can someone provide me useful links (URL) on Text Editing

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    Re: Editing Text

    Are you concerned with editing documents on a wordprocessing system, or with editing a text as a publisher will do it?

    If the former: Vim: Seven habits of effective text editing

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    Re: Editing Text

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    Are you concerned with editing documents on a wordprocessing system, or with editing a text as a publisher will do it?

    If the former: Vim: Seven habits of effective text editing
    Thank you, Anglika.Do you know any links /resources concerning the latter

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    Re: Editing Text

    Not really - it's usually something you learn on the job. Editing is highly skilled and not something easily learned from a website.

    There are some guidelines here: Proofreading

    OWL at Purdue University: Proofreading: Steps in Editing

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    Re: Editing Text

    Part of my job is to edit. What is it you need to know?

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    Re: Editing Text

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    Not really - it's usually something you learn on the job. Editing is highly skilled and not something easily learned from a website.

    There are some guidelines here: Proofreading

    OWL at Purdue University: Proofreading: Steps in Editing
    Thanks. I have found the links useful.

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    Re: Editing Text

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Part of my job is to edit. What is it you need to know?
    I have just completed a Fundamental Certification course in Tech Writing. I want to sharpen the saw by getting to know of any useful links / resources.

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    Re: Editing Text

    Glad to be of help

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    Re: Editing Text

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Part of my job is to edit. What is it you need to know?
    Just that, if there are any URLs which provide editing exercises which I can practice online.

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