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Proofreading and Editing Precision (with CD-ROM) / Edition 6

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Overview

This activity-oriented text is designed to sharpen proofreading and editing skills.It provides a thorough review of the rules governing language arts. Computerized exercises found on the data disk are integrated throughout to give the user additional practice in editing and formatting documents just as they would in everyday life.

Also included is the Template CD-ROM which provides realistic, hands-on experience in loading, proofreading, editing and formatting stored files. On-screen proofreading is another skill that must be learned and practiced because it is an activity that is performed by anyone who composes communication on computer. Document files on the template are identified in the student edition with a CD-ROM icon.
System requirements: Word 6.0, Word97, WordPerfect 6.1 and Works 3.0 for Windows 95 or Windows NT. Word 6.0 and Works 3.0 for Macintosh.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780538450454
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/1/2010
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 312
  • Sales rank: 367,268
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Errors! Errors! Errors! 2 Spelling Errors. 3 Word Division Errors. 4 Capitalization Errors. 5 Abbreviation Errors and Rough Drafts. 6 Number Expression Errors. 7 Sentence Construction Errors, Part 1. 8 Sentence Construction Errors, Part 2. 9 Sentence Construction Errors, Part 3. 10 Comma Errors. 11 Other Punctuation Errors. 12 Format Errors: Letters and Memos. 13 Format Errors: Reports and Job Search Documents. 14 Editing for Content, Clarity, and Conciseness. 15 On-Screen Proofreading and Editing.
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