The Chicago Manual of Style for PerfectIt launched in August 2021. Since then, over a thousand users have linked their CMOS Online and PerfectIt accounts to start working with it. This webinar will explore how you can use The Chicago Manual of Style for PerfectIt to save time in your editing work. It takes a deep dive into how the style works and what it finds. And it will also show the limitations of the style. This is a new, official product from The Chicago Manual of Style; so come along to see it in action and get answers to your questions from the team that developed it.
ette formation permettra aux réviseurs et réviseures de repérer et de corriger, sur InDesign, les erreurs qui peuvent se glisser dans un document. Nous y verrons les façons d’apporter des corrections sans altérer la mise en page. Les participants et participantes découvriront des solutions pour rétablir l’équilibre après avoir modifié le contenu. Nous aborderons aussi les différentes fonctions associées au traitement de texte, les feuilles de style, les attributs de texte et de couleur, la hiérarchisation… Ce webinaire traitera de notions en lien avec les principes directeurs en révision professionnelle A.3.b, E.3, E.8 et E.11.
This session is for editors who would like to use autocorrects and text expanders to edit and query more efficiently.
Macros can often be an editor’s best secret weapon by increasing your editing speed and consistency, but not everyone is familiar with how to install and use them. This introductory webinar aims to make macros accessible to anyone and everyone by showing you how to install and start using macros right away. You’ll learn how to analyse documents to reveal inconsistencies, how to use macros to speed up the editing process, and how to make global changes to documents before you start editing.
This webinar picks up where Paul Beverley’s previous webinar "Macros for Editors: Beginners' Basics" left off. Now that you've learned to install macros and use them to analyse documents to find inconsistencies, you’ll learn how to put that information to good use to make global changes to a document before you start reading. Cleaning up a document beforehand will improve your editing speed and allow you to focus more on the meaning and flow of sentences, resulting in a better edit.
In “Book Formatting Using Word Styles” you’ll learn how to create a fully customizable print book layout using Microsoft Word. Learn how to: set trim and margins sizes; properly format sections with the correct headers and footers; and use paragraph styles to create a consistent, professional looking print book layout. This webinar will also teach you how to correct word spacing, adjust for orphans and widows, and save your document as a print-ready PDF.
As a result of attending this session, attendees will be able to (1) use standard word-processing functions in Google Docs, including how to make comments and suggest changes, and (2) weigh the benefits and shortcomings of Google Docs in the editorial workflow.
LaTeX is the “de facto standard for the communication and publication of scientific documents.”* This webinar will give you a basic understanding of LaTeX and teach you how to edit effectively within LaTeX.
Many of us use Word regularly. But are we using it efficiently? Learn practical tips to help you become more efficient with Microsoft Word for Windows.
Antidote is a multi-resource platform created by a group of Quebecers 20 years ago. Right from the start, it hit the spot for French writers and editors. Antidote 10 is now bilingual and a performing tool that writers, editors and translators MUST discover!