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The Difference between Editing and Proofreading

Updated: May 15, 2019

What is the difference between editing and proofreading?


The purpose of proofreading is to correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation errors. Proofreading does not include making changes to content.


On the other hand, the purpose of editing is to make changes to the text to ensure consistency and flow. Editing includes improving word usage and the correction of spelling, grammar, and punctuation errors.


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