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4.7: What is Done During Editing, Proofreading, and Formatting?

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    • Toedit, search for grammatical errors, check punctuation, check spelling, and look over sentence style and word choices one last time. See chapters eight, nine, and ten for additional help.
    • Toproofread, look for surface errors, such as typos, incorrect spacing, or formatting problems.
    • Overall, look carefully for any error, large or small, that may weaken the essay’s message or undermine its credibility.
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