THE THINGS YOU MISS WHEN YOU PROOFREAD, Part 1: Secrets of Find/Replace

This is great information on proofreading and things to watch so as not to miss important things. Reblogged from https://justcanthelpwriting.wordpress.com

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PART 1: SECRETS OF FIND/REPLACE

Fact: You will miss things when you proofread your manuscript. Your eyes see what they expect to see.

Fact: A little creative use of Find/Replace, in Word or your preferred program, can find these hard-to-spot slips for you—and fix them with a keystroke.

I’ve split this post into three subposts, so you can use what you need when and if you need it:

These posts are based on Word, but most of the notations are universal. You should be able to apply them in any program you use.

Part 1: Find/Replace has been hiding things from you!

I’ve been surprised to learn…

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