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colinwalker
colinwalker
When building habits and routines it is said that the days that really count are the ones where you turn up even if you don't feel like it, when it's hard but you do it anyway. That's today. I didn't do too much — Chapter 4 turned out shorter than I was expecting but that's okay. It is ... colinwalker.blog
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wearsmanyhats
wearsmanyhats

@colinwalker I spend last week's training for the copyediting course I'm taking going over previous exercises in Microsoft, comparing my edits to the model answers, and getting more practice using the Track Changes review system to do (and show) manual edits. (Pro tip: Word's spelling and grammar checkers over-edit and will only spot basic mistakes.) Today's exercise was also useful for teaching me how to use the Comment tools in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC to do copyedits, queries and typesetting notes on PDFs. It might not be progress on the course, but it's progress in getting better at using the tools I'll need to make this a career. (Neither a Microsoft nor an Adobe fan, but it's what's used in the wider world.)