What are the proofreading symbols?
Commonly Used Proofreading Symbols with ExamplesNew paragraph here. This symbol denotes that the writer should begin a new paragraph wherever the symbol is placed. Delete; take out something. Close up space. Transpose elements. Insert whatever is written above or below the proofreading symbol. Insert en dash. Insert em dash. Move left.
What are proofreading marks used for?
Proofreading marks are used to highlight spelling, vocabulary, grammatical, and punctuation errors, along with formatting and layout issues.
What is the proofreading mark for capitalization?
A stroke through a capital letter means set it in lowercase. Three lines under a lowercase letter mean to make it a capital. One line under a word means to set in italics. A series of strikethroughs means to remove underlining.
How can I get proofreading work?
Ten ideas to help you find work as a proofreaderMine your existing contacts. Write a speculative letter or email. Go to a local SfEP group meeting. Network at other local business groups. Add an entry to the SfEP Directory of Editorial Services. Keep an eye out for jobs on the SfEPAnnounce mailer. Check out the SfEP Marketplace online forum. Sign up to directories.