As editors/writers, we constantly come across instances of repeatedly typing some strings /phrases. It is painful, time-consuming, and error-prone. Is there a way to make this process quick, easy and error-free?
I conducted an online session on using wild cards in MS Word. In this 2-hour-long session, I introduced the various wild card characters by actually using them in some editing-life situations. I am really glad and excited that the session was very well received, and here are some of the comments from the participants.
Watch and learn about style sheets and how they can make you an editor extraordinaire. Download a style sheet template that you can use for your editing work.
In a recent session on using custom dictionaries, one participant asked what dictionaries are available for MS Word’s spell-checking. Here are some suggestions.
Searching the Internet is an art. Almost anyone with an Internet connection has used a search engine at least once. If you are a professional editor, hundreds of times a day! But has your search always gave what you wanted? Have you ever tried "GRT" to find...