Gain an understanding of how layout and typesetting is carried out, and how to mark up and prepare typescripts to help typesetters – and avoid hindering them.
An Editor’s Guide to Working with Typesetters aims to provide copy-editors with an understanding of how layout and typesetting is carried out, and how to mark up and prepare typescripts to help typesetters – and avoid hindering them.
Editing the language and content is only part of an editor’s job – they also need to prepare the text for the typesetter. To do this effectively, editors need to know how typesetting works and what typesetters require of them.
- Typesetting – an overview
- Tags and styles
- Preparing the typescript
- Tagging scheme – example
By completing this module you will gain a clearer understanding of:
- typesetting and DTP principles
- typesetting and DTP software
- tagging of content
- Microsoft Word styles
- preparing typescripts for typesetting.
How does the course work?
There are five study sections along with quizzes to test your knowledge. Completion of all sections of the course will lead to a certificate of completion being issued.