The McGraw-Hill Desk Reference for Editors, Writers, and Proofreaders

The McGraw-Hill Desk Reference for Editors, Writers, and Proofreaders

by K. D. Sullivan, Merilee Eggleston
     
 

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More essential than a red pencil, this is the one tool you can't go without

Whether you're a manager, an administrative assistant, a student, or a webmaster, at some point on the job you'll also need to become editor, writer, and proofreader. And no matter what you read or write--business reports, term papers, even the simplest e-mail memos­­

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More essential than a red pencil, this is the one tool you can't go without

Whether you're a manager, an administrative assistant, a student, or a webmaster, at some point on the job you'll also need to become editor, writer, and proofreader. And no matter what you read or write--business reports, term papers, even the simplest e-mail memos­­--it has to be free of errors before it leaves your hands. With this all-in-one guide at your side, you can be sure that every sentence is written the right way.

For crafting perfect documents, this essential reference shows you how to:

  • Edit and proofread Web pages and PowerPoint presentations
  • Use PDF and Microsoft Word technology to streamline editing
  • Make proofreader's marks
  • Understand proper punctuation
  • Identify and correct commonly misspelled words
  • Keep your style consistent
  • Use formatting and fonts with finesse

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071491228
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date:
07/13/2006
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
1,196,189
File size:
5 MB

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