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Unformatted text preview: A coherent document flows smoothly and makes sense You should edit for coherence whether its while you write or after you write is up to you Have you left anything out? Have you included everything your reader expects to see? Is the organization logical? Is the content strong Is your tone appropriate? Is it consistent? Do you treat all elements equally? Consider doing it last Be precise The title is a snapshot of your document As always, consider your audience Float Consumption Impact on Cost and Schedule in the Construction Industry Faster Heart Attack Care Health Increases along with IQ Test Scores Lower level titles within documents Can help reader skim Can substitute for transition sentences Dont follow a heading with another heading Avoid long noun strings Be informative Use a form appropriate to the audience Bad: Production Enhancement Proposal Analysis Techniques Better: Techniques for Analyzing the Proposal for Enhancing Production Informative: Three Techniques for Analyzing the Proposal for Enhancing Production Lists work well for info that is in a sequence or can be itemized Do not need transition sentences Easier to read Page 209 of text...
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