Proofreading Marks & Symbols, Copy Editing Signs, Punctuation & Grammar Symbols

Signs used while Hand Editing

In order to avoid too much writing on your pdf document, Enago’s editors use symbols to convey the meaning of an edit. Please find below the key to all symbols. You could also download a pdf file on these symbols. You could also check our PDF editing details

Here is the list of symbols used in hand editing documents.

proofreading symbols: copy editing symbols, punctuation symbolsSample for Handwriting PDF editing
english editing symbols: formatting symbols, proofreading signs, English editing marksList of symbols used in handediting

 

Symbols related to Grammar & spelling

 

Sign Meaning Example Please change as follows
english proofreading marks: professional proofreading marks, manuscript editing marks, copy editing signs Delete proofreading marks: proofreading symbols, copy editing symbols, punctuation symbols to err is human
proofreading marks: manuscript editing marks, copy editing signs Insert english proofreading marks: professional proofreading marks to err is human
replace symbol: formatting symbols, proofreading signs Words change replace mark: proofreading symbols, copy editing symbols to err is human
transpose sign: punctuation signs, English proofreading signs Word replacement transpose mark: copy editing symbols, proofreading signs to err is human
stand ignore symbol: spelling correction symbols Back before calibration ignore symbol: editing symbols, editing signs to err is human
spellout symbol: spelling correction symbols No abbreviation spellout mark: editing signs, editing symbols, copyediting symbols third floor
abbreviate symbol: proofreading signs, document editing symbols, copyediting symbols Accepted abbreviations symbol for abbreviation: editing marks symbols, copy editing symbols, proofreaders editing marks 3rd Flr

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Symbols related to Formatting

 

Sign Meaning Example Please change as follows
insert space: proofreading mark Insert Space spacing mark: space sign to err is human
spacing mark: closeup space symbol Remove Space spacing mark: closeup mark to err is human
spacing mark: insertline space editing symbol Insert line space spacing mark: insertline proofreading marks

xxxxxxxxxx

xxxxxxxxxx

delete symbol: delete line space editing mark Remove line space delete symbol: delete line space proofreading mark xxxxxxxxxx
xxxxxxxxxx
editing symbol: move left editing sign Left-justified alignment editing symbol: move left editing sign abcdefghijklmnop
editing symbol: move right editing mark Right-justified alignment editing symbol: move right editing symbol    abcdefghijklmnop
center: editing sign Centering center: proofreading sign Abcdefghijklmnop
editing symbol: new para sign Change paragraph editing symbol: new para mark

Xxxxx.

Xxxxxxxxxxxxxx.

editing symbol: No newpara symbol Paragraph need not change editing symbol: No newpara sign Xxxxx. Xxxxxx
xxxxxxxx.

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Symbols related to Font Type Styles

 

Sign Meaning Example Please change as follows
proofreading symbol: italic symbol Italic proofreading symbol: italic mark abcdef
proofreading symbol: bold face symbol Bold typeface proofreading symbol: bold face sign abcdef
proofreading symbol: uppercase symbol Convert to uppercase proofreading symbol: uppercase mark Abcdef
proofreading symbol: lowercase mark Convert to lower case proofreading symbol: lowercase sign abcdef
proofreading symbol: small caps symbol Single-byte characters small cap: paper editing symbol ABCDEF
Proofreading marks: roman type Roman Body Proofreading marks: roman type abcdef
Proofreading marks: wrong font Font error Proofreading marks: wrong font abcdefghijklmn
Proofreading Symbols: subscript Subscript Proofreading Symbols: subscript H2O
Proofreading Symbols: superscript Superscript Proofreading Symbols: superscript 33 = 27

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Symbols related to Punctuation

 

Sign Meaning Example Please change as follows
Period: punctuation symbols Period Period: punctuation marks To err is human, to
forgive devine.
Comma: punctuation signs Comma Comma: editing symbols To err is human, to
forgive devine.
Colon: punctuation marks Colon Colon: punctuation symbols Hamlet: To be or not
to be...
semicolon: punctuation editing Semicolon semicolon: editing and proofreading marks I got a cat; her name
is Luca.
question mark: editing and proofreading symbols Question mark question mark: copy editing and proof reading symbols Is it human to err?
exclamation mark: editing symbol Exclamation point exclamation mark: proofreading symbol Wow!
hyphen symbol: editing Hyphen hyphen symbol: proofreading Nobody is error-free.
apostrophe: proofreading mark Apostrophe apostrophe: editing marks Abc's
Proofreading marks: hand editing symbols, punctuation marks Quote Proofreading marks: paper editing symbols, grammar editing symbols "Superman" sighted
Proofreading marks: copy editing symbols, punctuation symbols En dash
(Use Alt +0150 to enter en dash).
Proofreading marks: proofreading marks, proofreading symbols pages 10–20
Proofreading marks: editing marks, editing signs Em dash
(Use Alt +0151 to enter em dash).
Proofreading marks: editing symbols, copyediting symbols To err—well, it's only
human.
Proofreading marks: proofreading marks, proofreading symbols Slash Proofreading marks: copy editing symbols, punctuation symbols 6 cells/meter
Proofreading marks: proofreading signs, English editing marks Parentheses Proofreading marks: english editing symbols, formatting symbols to err (make a mistake)
is human
Proofreading marks: english proofreading marks, professional proofreading marks, manuscript editing marks, copy editing signs Square brackets Proofreading marks: symbols for editing, editing marks symbols, copy editing symbols, proofreaders editing marks to err [make a mistake]
is human

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