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    Hi Gang,

    Remember, oftentimes it's not just a matter of simply translating but of editing and proofreading as well! Want to read up on some proofing tips? Check out:

    Effective Proofreading Tips

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    There is no link mirkom66, I cannot click on it and go to the article

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    Thanks for sharing this post with us. For me, the most useful tip is to do tasks separately.

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    Thanks for re posting, now I can see the link.

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    Follow proofreading tips like running the spell checker, checking for subject-verb agreement, looking at the punctuation and confirming that the format is correct.

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    Making sure text fits in the right text boxes is another good tip. Even though proofreading focuses on the target material I always give translators the source files, so that they can take a look as well.

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    I've noticed that what works best for me when it comes to proof reading is when it is read out-loud It often happens that when reading out-loud you are able to catch sentences, phrases, or words that are incorrect and do not correspond to the sentence.

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    After checking all the points, do not forget to get an expert to proofread it for you. You will be amazed at the mistakes you've missed. A second person will also be in a better position to evaluate whether the sentences make sense or not.

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