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Editing with The Chicago Manual of Style for PerfectIt
Episode 7310th August 2021 • The Editing Podcast • Louise Harnby (fiction editor) and Denise Cowle (non-fiction editor)
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Find out more about The Chicago Manual of Style for PerfectIt. Developer Daniel Heuman talks with Louise Harnby and Denise Cowle about the union of a 115-year-old style guide and advanced copyediting software technology, and how it will help you edit faster and better.

Listen to find out more about

  • What is The Chicago Manual of Style for PerfectIt?
  • How much it costs
  • How the union came about
  • Full integration of CMOS into PerfectIt 5
  • Why it's free to subscribers of both products
  • What PerfectIt can and can't do
  • Working with the CMOS team
  • Favourite features that help editors learn
  • Why CMOS is a style guide rather than a rule book
  • How users can suggest additions
  • Customizing the CMOS style sheet
  • The Mac-user experience
  • Accessing The Chicago Manual of Style for PerfectIt

Denise and Louise

  • Denise Cowle:
  • Louise Harnby:

Music credit

‘Vivacity’ Kevin MacLeod ( Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License.