chapter  2
13 Proofs
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Proofs allow the author to check the accuracy of the typesetting, especially if the text has been altered to fit the printer’s house style, and possibly to make minor changes. In point of fact, most proofs these days have few spelling and typographical errors because the text is handled electronically. However, errors still creep in. It is indeed amazing that these ‘typos’ do occur, despite the fact that the text has been repeatedly read by the author(s), the journal editor, the referees and the copy editor setting the text.