copy editing

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Noun1.copy editing - putting something into a form suitable for a printer
editing, redaction - putting something (as a literary work or a legislative bill) into acceptable form
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Apparently we have some room for improvement in close copy edit with the logic filter.
She also continued to freelance copy edit for Credit Union Times.
Clients sometimes insisted on a hard copy edit despite being informed that e-editing would be faster and cost less.
Catherine Cruz, our new senior editor, was among the people at Hawaii Business with sharp eyes and sharper minds who helped create and copy edit the Black Book.
Copy edit direct mail and event/conference materials.
I find it very encouraging that people who don't copy edit for a living are interested in these matters.
McGrory also detailed a change in operations: Print copy editors, page layout people and web production folks will become "multi-platform editors," McGrory said, "someone who can copy edit, post to the Web, and design [print] pages, morning through night.