What are Proofreading Marks?
If you’ve ever seen a document or copy edited by a professional proofreader, then you might have observed the various symbols marked on it. These unfamiliar symbols are called proofreading marks. Proofreading marks are a vital part of copy editing. They can indicate anything from typos and spelling errors to changes in punctuation or grammar to the deletion of words. Even if you get intimidated by these markings, fixing these...