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"oops" responsive software wastes less paper

At an office there are some people who repeatedly print a document, then make a few slight typo changes, while others do more comprehensive editing before printing. This printer software notices which users are print-fix-print-fix intensive, then activates a tutorial at their word porcessing utility
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at an office there are some people who repeatedly print a document, then make a very few slight typo changes, while others do more comprehensive editing before printing. It is possible that a less intensive print-fix-print cycle could save money and be environmentally beneficial.

Thus software notices which users ip addresses are print-fix-print-fix intensive, then activates a tutorial at their computer's word processing utility that pleasantly teaches better editing.

This is dull, yet saves paper, and possibly reduces the rushed feeling of irritation from the print-fix cycle.

beanangel, Oct 26 2016

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       //a tutorial at their computer's word processing utility that pleasantly teaches better editing.//   

       It's that katd of thatg that leads to monitors havatg fist-shaped holes at them.
MaxwellBuchanan, Oct 26 2016
  

       "You have just fixed 2 of 10 possible spelling errors. Would you like to see the other 8?"
caspian, Oct 26 2016
  

       'Print ...'   

       Are you sure you want to do this ? Trees cost lives.
bigsleep, Oct 26 2016
  

       // comprehensive edicting //   

       So this is for the Vatican, right ?   

       // activates a tutorial //   

       Ideally, said tutorial being administered by a couple of burly blokes equipped with a selection of implements (such as lengths of rubber hose) that can inflict severe pain, yet leave little or no external marks.
8th of 7, Oct 26 2016
  

       It's much easier to proofread on paper. That's why people do it. You cathc more mistakes and typos that way, as well as mistakes.
ytk, Oct 27 2016
  

       If the printer printed in pencil you could rub out the mistakes and reprint just the words that needed coreting
pocmloc, Oct 27 2016
  

       A lot of my editing is style and brevity, where I try and make it suck sinked, and smaller in terms of not being as long or big sized as it was once was, because it was too long and lumpy to read without stumbling mentally (or just clumsily, doesn't have to be mental).   

       However, I recognise that a lot of people make transposition errors, which I suspect are the most common. They're certainly not as upper class as replacing that with which, etc.   

       A small pencil-sized stylus type of handheld apparatus could, using quantum nanotechnology, take off all the toner in a small area where two glyphs are, and replace it exactly where it was, lined up and kerned properly and everything, only, transposed.
Ian Tindale, Oct 27 2016
  

       // It's much easier to proofread on paper. //   

       I find it much easier to proofread on the screen. It's probably just what you've grown up with—I remember one of my English teachers in school (who had grown up before computers) saying it's pretty much impossible to successfully proofread onscreen, but I think most of my classmates found it easier.   

       Plus, that way, the spelling/grammar checker catches half of my mistakes for me, leaving my brain with more resources to catch the rest.   

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       How about the office get one of those reusable-paper printers (which erase and re-print on the same (special) paper hundreds or thousands of times) and designating that printer and paper to be used for drafts? Then those who want to print things out to proofread can do so for almost free.
notexactly, Oct 27 2016
  

       I find proofreading the post is easier than text in the annotation window, for some reason that misses me.
wjt, Oct 28 2016
  

       In my experience, by far the best way to proofread something is to page makeup the copy into QuarkXpress or InDesign, send the resulting PDFs to a repro house, get about 20000 copies of the magazine printed and distributed and sold in newsagents up and down the country.
Ian Tindale, Oct 28 2016
  

       I never need to proofead.
RayfordSteele, Oct 28 2016
  
      
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