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09 March 2021

Practical Mark-up of PDFs

26 April 2021

Date: Monday 26 and Thursday 29 April 2021
Time: 10 am to 12 noon both days
Format:  Online (Zoom)


About the course

This is a new course, aimed at proofreaders who want to fully understand the tools available to them in Adobe Acrobat DC (free version).

Discussion includes:

  • the principles of PDF markup
  • understanding the Adobe Reader DC interface
  • using and customising the available tools
  • best practice in markup
  • tips ands tricks for efficient working


Who should attend

Proofreaders who would like to improve their mark-up technique and make the most of the tools available to them in Adobe Reader DC.

PLEASE NOTE: this course does not teach proofreading skills. Please see Introduction to Proofreading if that is what you require.



Denise Cowle is an experienced non-fiction copyeditor and proofreader. She trained in copyediting and proofreading with Publishing Scotland and is an Advanced Professional Member of the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading.


Fees and booking

£100+VAT /£120 including VAT (PS and CIEP members). £135+VAT/ £162 including VAT (non-members).


BOOK AND PAY ON TICKET TAILOR. Booking will close at noon on Thursday 22 April 2021.


Other courses

You may also be interested in Introduction to Copy-editing, Introduction to Proofreading, Further Copy-editing and Further Proofreading.