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After five jam-packed sessions, we’ve reached the end of our course on proofreading. Lucky for you, we’re not actually in school—so there’s no test. But we’ll still take time to wrap things up.
In this second session of our proofreading lab, we’ll look at how to proofread in Google Docs. The interface both looks and functions similarly to Microsoft Word, and the same is true for its tools[...]
Today, we enter the lab portion of our course on proofreading. If you missed the main class sessions, head back to Proofreading 101 and 102 before continuing on.
Salt Lake City – July 7, 2021 — Strategic communication firm McKinnon-Mulherin, Inc., is reaffirming their commitment to outstanding quality by creating a new position: the manager of editing and[...]
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