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Technical Writing Revising – Line Editing – Focus on these issues

Because technical writing needs to be simple, clear, and direct, revising should focus on the following issues: The passive voice Wordiness Verb expressed as nouns Unnecessary relative pronouns Sentence length and structure    

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Revising in sweeps

First identify your audience and purpose to revise the structure and organization. In this sweep you are revising in  the level of the document, section, and chapter. Second looks at content and style, which makes changes at paragraph level. Third check spelling, punctuation,  and … Continue reading

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