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The Proofreader's Marks

The Proofreader's Marks Chicago Man u al o O f Style Proofreader's marks serve as a consistent language in which all writers, editors, and proofreaders can adapt to when reviewing and revising documents. The marks below, published in the Chicago Manual of Style section 2.6, are the most commonly used and universal marks for editing manuscripts. (stet %23 tal rom ea Make space equal Insert apostrophe or single quotation Insert space Set in italic type Set in roman type Insert quotation Close up; delete space Delete Delete and Let it stand Insert comma between words close up or lines marks bf caps Indent type one Insert hair Letterspace em from left Move right Set in capital Insert question Insert semicolon Begin new paragraph Set in boldface Set in lowercase Insert period space or right letters mark fl SC Wrong font; set in Check type image; correct type Move left Center Move up Move down Flush left Set in small Insert colon Insert hyphen remove blemish сapitals fr V |^ |MNO Flush right Straighten type; align horizontally Align vertically Transpose Spell out Insert here or Insert here or Insert em dash Insert en dash Insert make superscript make subscript parentheses Operational Marks Typographical Marks Punctuation Marks | 2015

The Proofreader's Marks

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All writers and editors ought to be familiar with the Chicago Manual of Style’s Proofreader’s Marks. These marks were created in order to establish a common language among writers, editors, and pr...


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