LexPower

Revisions: Content Editing

Posted on: August 30, 2009

The key to handling revisions is how well you planned and structured the document, and how you handled the first draft. Now it’s time for the product and subject-matter experts to verify content.

To help your reviewers do their job when they review your document, here are some guidelines on what to check. You may want to add more items to the list, but this should get you started.

Check content for the following:

  • Accuracy and completeness of information in the text
  • Accuracy and completeness of any tables, figures or illustrations
  • Proper use of terms, definitions, units, measures and symbols
  • Logical development of subject matter in relation to the product
  • Appropriate scope and depth in relation to the audience

When you send the document out for review, be sure you communicate to your reviewers what they are expected to do and the scope of their task.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Welcome to LexPower!

Word Power for Business and Technology
Put The Write Ideas to work for your company

Enter your email address to get a free subscription to this blog. You will receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 4 other followers

Archives

Copyright © 2009-2011 by LexPower. All rights reserved. You may not use or duplicate my blog material without my express and written permission. You may use excerpts and links, provided that you credit LexPower fully and clearly, and also give specific direction to the original content. All unauthorized use is strictly prohibited.
%d bloggers like this: