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Proofreading Guidelines When writing a document, it is important to create your best work possible. Paying attention to details makes a good impression. Check Accuracy Misspellings, punctuation errors, and incorrect information can damage your credibility. Always check for spelling and grammar errors. If you use a word processor, do not rely entirely on the spelling checker, because it cannot determine correct usage of words such as homonyms. When proofreading, it is helpful to focus your attention on one line of text at a time. Use a ruler to cover up text below the line you are
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Unformatted text preview: reading so you can concentrate on each word. Be Consistent Within a document, present the information logically and clearly using the same spellings, hyphenation, margins, indents, and hierarchy of headings. Consistency gives the reader a sense of comfort. Inconsistencies in a document distract the reader, causing the message to lose its impact. Check Facts To ensure that a document fulfills its purpose, use reliable resources to verify all names, addresses, telephone numbers, dates, and other facts. Do not rely on your memory....
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