Proofreaders’ Marks Explained
Having an understanding of the following proofreaders’ marks is imperative in desktop publishing. The standard proofreaders’ marks were created so that there would be a consistent style—almost a language of sorts—for editors and proofreaders to communicate through, regardless of their backgrounds, locations, or trades. These easily understood graphical symbols are essentially the language we editors speak when marking a hard copy. Whether editing a proof that has been typeset or even proofreading a final copy just before it goes to the printer, the editor is often the last set of eyes on a document before it is released, and these proofreaders’ marks are what we use to communicate our changes. Here’s a list of the standard proofreaders’ marks for your reference.
Our expert editors and proofreaders are ready and available with affordable and personalized professional services.
Finding Credible Sources Online The dreaded research paper can leave many wondering where to go for information. With the Internet being so accessible, it might…
Effective writing brings in business. And whether you run a small business or a multinational corporation, or whether your brochure is a simple trifold or…
Start a blog. Update early and often. Do a countdown to your release date. Tell users what’s going on, and make them feel connected to…
3 thoughts on “What Are Proofreaders’ Marks?”
I have a proofreaders mark that isn’t in your list, It is “TR sent” whatever that means. I need your help in figuring this out so can you please send me an e-mail and help me figure out what this means because I’m clueless as to what it is, Thanks, Jonathon Angelo
my english teacher put the following mark on my essay. what does it mean? here it is: in that journey there were three people whose kindness shined bright. (Elizibeth, Sam, and Joe) SF she added the parentheses and SF what does this mean?!?!!? thanks.
I have been a proofreader for a long time now and I could say that I am expert on it. It is a very enjoyable work for me..