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Structural editing


A structural edit checks

• overall placing of content, including illustrative material

• tone, language and style, and whether these are appropriate for the kind of document and intended readers

• for unclear passages, ambiguity, redundancies, and repetition


A structural edit may involve

• significant rewording or rewriting

• summarizing and reordering of material for logic and flow

• reworking for consistent style and tone in multi-author documents

• information architecture for websites