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Thursday, December 12, 2013

A US Copy Editor's Perspective: A Tip About the Move Function within MSWord's Track Changes Program

FYI: When you cut and paste within MSWord's track changes program, you get green text with a double underline beneath for the moved portion.


The trick is whether you are moving a whole sentence or not. If it is a complete sentence, then you get the "move" marking delineated above.

But if you just take a phrase here and a phrase there, you don't see green. You'll see the standard red. Or at least that is what is happening to me within my 2010 MSWord edition.

Just so you know...

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