Introduction to PerfectIt webinar

with Hilary Cadman

Date: Friday 11 November 2016
Time: 9.00am-10.30am
Location: Webinar
Cost for members: $60 (members of Editors Victoria, other societies of editors, Writers Victoria, ASTC, ANZSI)
Cost for non-members: $90
Bookings close: 12.00pm (noon), Friday 4 November 2016

Have you been hearing about PerfectIt and wondering whether to give it a try? If so, this course is for you. Learn how to get started with the program, what it can do and how best to use it in your editing process. We will also look at a text expander (PhraseExpress), another useful tool for editors.

Topics covered

  • Overview of PerfectIt
  • Introduction to the interface
  • Demonstration of the program in action
  • Trial run of PerfectIt on a report
  • Creation of reports and abbreviations list
  • Selection of different tests
  • Introduction to style sheets
  • Find out more
  • Demonstration of PhraseExpress
  • Testing of PhraseExpress

Delivery method

The course is run via a webinar, and comprises a mix of demonstration and hands-on exercises. No prior knowledge of PerfectIt, PhraseExpress or webinars is required.

Who should attend?

This course is aimed at editors in any field who have either not used PerfectIt or only recently started to use it. It is not suitable for Mac users unless they are running Windows within the Mac.

About the trainer

Hilary is a highly experienced technical editor, proof reader and trainer, with a PhD in biochemistry and a masters in science communication. Since 2009, Hilary has run Cadman Editing Services, providing writing, editing and training services to organisations and individuals. Now based in Bellingen NSW, Hilary is passionate about finding better ways to work on and in her business.

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