There are three levels of editing: substantive editing, copy editing and proofreading. A comprehensive edit is a type of editing that normally includes substantive and copy editing, whereas proofreading usually happens once the document is ready for publishing.
The substantive edit will ensure that the structure, content, language, style and presentation of the document are suitable for its intended purpose and readership. The substantive edit includes:
The copy edit will achieve accuracy, clarity and consistency in the document. The copy edit includes:
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