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Editing PDF files

Posted on 21 February, 2013 by Anders Schepelern

With Adobe Acrobat XI and Adobe Reader XI (which is free!), it’s become much easier to edit PDF files.

The Text Correction Markup tool lets you add punctuation, comments and other markup almost as quickly as in a Word document.

This is the Text Correction Markup in the Annotations window:

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To open the Annotations window, go to the ‘Comment’ menu and select ‘Annotations’:

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Happy editing!

“But this one goes to 11”

Posted on 29 March, 2012 by Anders Schepelern

Chances are, at some point in your life, you will be looking for a proofreading or editing service. You have this really important report coming up, a resume that needs to be just perfect, a PowerPoint you can’t afford to be wrong, or even an email you’re sending out to 500 of your closest friends. So, you turn to your friends or colleagues for help – or go online and end up on a website like

Now, naturally, your question is what makes Wordy different? What defines our service, when comparing with similar services out there?

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A word on Wordy

Posted on 23 March, 2011 by Anders Schepelern

This article was first published in the March/April, 2011, issue of SfEP‘s magazine Editing Matters.

This article was edited by Richard at Wordy at 1:05 pm CET. The edit took 35 minutes and cost €8.42. Richard found over 40 errors in the text – all of them preventing me from getting my message across. This speed, price and quality makes for an excellent online service, and after one year in business I have a few thoughts on editing, on Wordy, and on what it takes to turn the two into something viable.

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