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Proofreading Preview for Word

Discussion in 'Information Technology' started by Helen Claire, Jul 28, 2006.

  1. Helen Claire

    Helen Claire
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    As it is now, proofreading a document on screen is very difficult. I
    currenly print out a document, proof it, mark all the errors, and then go
    back and fix it. This is both wasteful of time, ink, paper, et ergo money.

    I think it would be enormously helpful if you could preview a document in
    proofread mode. What I'm suggesting is a virtual rulter, or other inch deep
    straight line (pure black would work fine, there is no need for mesaurement
    marks) which spanned the document and could be moved down line by line via
    the enter or the down arrow key.

    ----------------
    This post is a suggestion for Microsoft, and Microsoft responds to the
    suggestions with the most votes. To vote for this suggestion, click the "I
    Agree" button in the message pane. If you do not see the button, follow this
    link to open the suggestion in the Microsoft Web-based Newsreader and then
    click "I Agree" in the message pane.

    http://www.microsoft.com/office/com...-a08f-b76fa2c21598&dg=microsoft.public.access
     
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  3. Lynn Trapp

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    Helen,
    You should post this question in one of the Word newsgroups. This newsgroup
    is for MS Access, the database product.

    --
    Lynn Trapp
    MS Access MVP
    www.ltcomputerdesigns.com
    Access Security: www.ltcomputerdesigns.com/Security.htm
    Jeff Conrad's Access Junkie List:
    http://home.bendbroadband.com/conradsystems/accessjunkie.html



    "Helen Claire" <Helen Claire@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:C81CCDC6-25E0-4541-A08F-B76FA2C21598@microsoft.com...
    > As it is now, proofreading a document on screen is very difficult. I
    > currenly print out a document, proof it, mark all the errors, and then
    > go
    > back and fix it. This is both wasteful of time, ink, paper, et ergo
    > money.
    >
    > I think it would be enormously helpful if you could preview a document in
    > proofread mode. What I'm suggesting is a virtual rulter, or other inch
    > deep
    > straight line (pure black would work fine, there is no need for
    > mesaurement
    > marks) which spanned the document and could be moved down line by line via
    > the enter or the down arrow key.
    >
    > ----------------
    > This post is a suggestion for Microsoft, and Microsoft responds to the
    > suggestions with the most votes. To vote for this suggestion, click the "I
    > Agree" button in the message pane. If you do not see the button, follow
    > this
    > link to open the suggestion in the Microsoft Web-based Newsreader and then
    > click "I Agree" in the message pane.
    >
    > http://www.microsoft.com/office/com...-a08f-b76fa2c21598&dg=microsoft.public.access
     
  4. Larry Daugherty

    Larry Daugherty
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    Helen,

    I hope you look back here....

    There is a low vision aid Magnifier that is freely available; from
    Microsoft It should do what you want although not as elegantly as
    you''d like. I believe I found it by looking into accessability
    features.

    Good luck,

    --
    -Larry-
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    "Lynn Trapp" <ltrapp_NOSPAM@ltcomputerdesigns.com> wrote in message
    news:uOy$RjBgGHA.3900@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
    > Helen,
    > You should post this question in one of the Word newsgroups. This

    newsgroup
    > is for MS Access, the database product.
    >
    > --
    > Lynn Trapp
    > MS Access MVP
    > www.ltcomputerdesigns.com
    > Access Security: www.ltcomputerdesigns.com/Security.htm
    > Jeff Conrad's Access Junkie List:
    > http://home.bendbroadband.com/conradsystems/accessjunkie.html
    >
    >
    >
    > "Helen Claire" <Helen Claire@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in

    message
    > news:C81CCDC6-25E0-4541-A08F-B76FA2C21598@microsoft.com...
    > > As it is now, proofreading a document on screen is very

    difficult. I
    > > currenly print out a document, proof it, mark all the errors,

    and then
    > > go
    > > back and fix it. This is both wasteful of time, ink, paper, et

    ergo
    > > money.
    > >
    > > I think it would be enormously helpful if you could preview a

    document in
    > > proofread mode. What I'm suggesting is a virtual rulter, or

    other inch
    > > deep
    > > straight line (pure black would work fine, there is no need for
    > > mesaurement
    > > marks) which spanned the document and could be moved down line by

    line via
    > > the enter or the down arrow key.
    > >
    > > ----------------
    > > This post is a suggestion for Microsoft, and Microsoft responds to

    the
    > > suggestions with the most votes. To vote for this suggestion,

    click the "I
    > > Agree" button in the message pane. If you do not see the button,

    follow
    > > this
    > > link to open the suggestion in the Microsoft Web-based Newsreader

    and then
    > > click "I Agree" in the message pane.
    > >
    > >

    http://www.microsoft.com/office/com...-a08f-b76fa2c21598&dg=microsoft.public.access
    >
    >
     
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