Tag Archive: shortcut

Nov 15

Keyboard shortcuts for proofreading PDFs

Editing a PDF? List of keyboard shortcuts for

Share

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.catchthesun.net/2012/11/keyboard-shortcuts-for-proofreading-pdfs/

May 31

Basic PDF Mark-Up for Copy Editors and Proofreaders

[Update Jan 10, 2013: added demo video using Acrobat Reader XI — short URL: http://goo.gl/yaqzNt]

I never see paper anymore. Manuscripts are developed in Word, much to my chagrin. When the book goes to layout, I get page proofs in PDF form. The mark-up I do is in Adobe Acrobat, which I love. I have a stylus, which I love. And my computer has a big-ass screen, search, and undo. Actual-size paper just cannot compete with that.

.

ITPM has beautiful layout and inspiring travel stories. You'll get lost in there. Best hide your air miles card whilst you read.

The next post shows how to mark up a PDF using stylus and stamps in Adobe Acrobat Pro9.

.

First, learn the traditional proofreader’s marksRead the rest of this entry »

Share

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.catchthesun.net/2011/05/basic-pdf-mark-up-for-copy-editors-and-proofreaders/

May 21

5 Keyboard Shortcuts You Didn’t Know You Needed

Adrienne edits with keyboard shortcuts and 11 programmed buttons on her pen-tablet

Keyboard shortcuts are just about the quickest route to efficiency for anyone who works with words. (I dare say, they’re a step toward efficiency for anyone working on a computer. My colleagues in the art and production departments sure know how to use them!) Many keyboard shortcuts are universal — they work in most programs, and across platforms (Mac/PC).

These are they keystrokes I use constantly, but have never seen on a list of shortcuts. The Mac OS instructions are provided. For Windows, try the ctrl key instead of command /apple and alt instead of opt (option). Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.catchthesun.net/2011/05/5-keyboard-shortcuts-you-didn%e2%80%99t-know-you-needed/

Follow
Get every new post delivered to your inbox
Join millions of other followers
Powered By WPFruits.com