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  • obituaries
    • Bland, Elizabeth Jun 1998, 14–15
    • Brown, Pat Jun 1990, 5
    • Edwards, Martin Sep 2006, 13
    • Firman, Ivor Nov 1990, 4
    • Griffin, James Nov 2011, 13–14
    • Groves, Dorothy Jan 2008, 15
    • Masardo, Virginia May 2008, 12
    • Mitchell Smith, Dorothy Jan 2002, 14
    • Tait, David Nov 2011, 14
    • Whitcombe, Norma Feb 1993, 8–9
    • Wilson, Ann May 1995, 1
  • obsolescence, technological Jul 2011, 1
  • ‘occur’/‘take place’ Nov 2010, 7
  • OCR see optical character recognition
  • OCR (examinations board) Jul 2001, 4
  • Office (Microsoft software) Mar 2008, 8; Jul 2010, 10; Nov 2015, 8
    • for iPad May 2014, 3
    • programming options Sep 2015, 8
    • readability statistics Jan 2010, 4–5; Mar 2010, 15
  • offices: renting May 1994, 2–3; Jul 1994, 5–6; Aug 1994, 4–5; Sep 1997, 2–3; Jul 1998, 6–7; Jan 2006, 5
  • offices, home see home-offices
  • older people, communicating with Mar 2014, 1; Nov 2014, 6
  • Olympic Games, London 2012 Sep 2012, 2, 3
  • omission marks Jun 1990, 9
  • on-screen editing
    • Advanced On-screen Editing (training course) Jul 1997, 6–7; Sep 1997, 9; Dec 1997, 12–13; see also On-screen Editing 2
    • advantages and disadvantages Jun 1989, 2; Oct 2000, 1–2
    • amalgamation of copy-editing and typesetting Sep 1996, 5–6
    • author/editor relationships Jun 2000, 1–2
    • authors’ disks Mar 1990, 10–11; Sep 1991, 5; Dec 1993, 8–9; Jun 1994, 2–4
    • Change and Innovation in Editing (seminar) Mar 1996, 3–6
    • development of May 1990, 7; Dec 1996, 3–4; Mar 2004, 3–4; Mar 2012, 15
    • Editing on Screen: Effective working practice – a teach-yourself manual (book review) May 2000, 9–10
    • Effective Onscreen Editing: New tools for an old profession (book review) Nov 2007, 11; (2nd ed.) Jul 2010, 11; (3rd ed.) Sep 2016, 14
    • Electronic Editing: Editing in the computer age May 2004, 10
    • introduction to Apr 1994, 1–5; Oct 1994, 7–9; Nov 1994, 7–9
    • Introduction to On-screen Editing (training course) Oct 1995, 10; Mar 1996, 7; Jan 1997, 14; 18; Apr 1997, 5; Jul 1997, 6–7; Sep 1997, 9
    • macros Sep 1996, 12; Dec 2000, 5; conference supplement Nov 2004, 9; conference supplement Nov 2006, 1; Mar 2008, 10; Jul 2008, 10; Sep 2008, 10; conference supplement Nov 2008, 6; Jan 2010, 14; Mar 2010, 8, 14; May 2012, 6–7; Sep 2012, 8–9; Nov 2012, 13; Sep 2015, 8–10; Nov 2016, 12; Mar 2017, 4–6; May 2017, 16; Jul 2017, 8–9
    • On-screen Editing 1 (training course) Dec 1997, 12; Nov 1998, 19; Jan 1999, 8; Jul 1999, 9; Jul 2003, 13–14; Jan 2004, 14; May 2007, 14; Nov 2011, 13; Jan 2012, 4–5; May 2016, 1; Jul 2016, 9
    • On-screen Editing 2 (training course) Nov 1998, 19; Jul 1999, 9; May 2007, 14; Nov 2011, 13; May 2016, 1; Jul 2016, 9
    • operating costs for freelances Apr 1996, 1–4
    • PDFs conference supplement Nov 2005, 4; conference supplement Nov 2006, 5
    • preparing files for typesetting Feb 1993, 13; Apr 1994, 9–10
    • resistance to Jan 1995, 13; Apr 1995, 11; Apr 1996, 1–4; Jun 1996, 11; May 2003, 11; Jul 2003, 11–12; Sep 2006, 16
    • use of codes Jun 1996, 11; Sep 1996, 12–13; Mar 2004, 4
    • Word Processor to Printed Page: A guide to interfacing word processors and phototypesetters (2nd ed.: book review) Mar 1991, 6–7
    • Writing on Disk: An A–Z handbook of terms, tips and techniques for authors and publishers (book review) Apr 1993, 8–9
    • see also disks: editing from; information technology
  • On-screen Editing 1 (training course) Dec 1997, 12–13; Nov 1998, 19; Jan 1999, 8; Jul 1999, 9; Jul 2003, 13–14; Jan 2004, 14; May 2007, 14; Nov 2011, 13; May 2016, 1; Jul 2016, 9
  • On-screen Editing 2 (training course) Nov 1998, 19; Jul 1999, 9; May 2007, 14; Nov 2011, 13; May 2016, 1; Jul 2016, 9
    • see also Advanced On-screen Editing
  • on-screen proofreading: conference supplement Nov 2010, 6
  • 100 Club, SfEP Jan 1995, 14; Apr 1996, 2; Mar 1997, 6; Mar 1998, 15; Mar 1999, 19–20; Jan 2000, 14
  • online publications
    • Oxford Dictionaries Online Jul 2010, 11; Sep 2010, 14 ; Nov 2010,
      9
    • Oxford Reference Online: Premium collection May 2004, 9
  • ‘only’: use of Oct 1990, 9; Mar 2001, 6
  • Only Connect (television series) Nov 2011, 8–9
  • ‘onto’: use of Feb 1990, 8
  • OOo (OpenOffice.org; software) Jan 2009, 12
  • Open Book (radio series) Mar 2010, 3
  • open days (publishers’) Mar 2001, 2
    • Harcourt Brace Apr 1995, 11
    • John Wiley Jul 1991, 3
    • McGraw-Hill Sep 1990, 8–9
  • Open Document Architecture May 1992, 8–9
  • OpenOffice.org ('OOo'; software) Jan 2009, 12
  • open source software Sep 2005, 3
  • optical character recognition (OCR) Jan 2008, 11–12
  • oral presentations
    • Boost Your Word Power: Improve your vocabulary and write and speak with confidence (book review) Jul 2002, 10
    • editing of Jun 1992, 4–5
    • Oxford Guide to Effective Writing and Speaking (book review) May 2014, 13
    • Oxford Guide to Writing and Speaking (book review) Oct 1998, 13–14; Jan 2001, 10
  • ornithology Sep 2001, 4–5
  • Orwell, George Dec 1999, 12
  • OSS see open source software
  • outsourcing Jan 2007, 1, 5–6; May 2007, 12; Jan 2008, 5; conference supplement Nov 2009, 6–7; May 2011, 3
  • overcorrection Nov 2009, 16
  • overseas clients: working for: conference supplement Nov 2005
  • ‘owing to’: use of Jul 1990, 9; Jan 2004, 9–10
  • Oxfam: Literacy Fund Oct 1992, 11
  • Oxford commas Sep 2011, 3; Jul 2017, 13
  • Oxford Dictionaries Online Jul 2010, 11; Sep 2010, 14; Nov 2010, 9
  • Oxford Dictionary of English (2nd ed.) Sep 2003, 5; May 2006, 11; (3rd ed.) Nov 2010, 11–12
  • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography May 2000, 1; Jul 2003, 1–3
  • Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors: new editions Apr 1993, 10; Jul 2000, 8
  • Oxford English Dictionary
    • chief editorship Jul 2013, 3
    • ‘Examining the OED’ project May 2008, 9
    • history of Nov 1998, 20–22; Jan 1999, 17
    • Making of the Oxford English Dictionary, The (book review) Mar 2017, 13
    • online Sep 2001, 10
    • Treasure-House of the Language: The living OED (book review) May 2008, 11
    • Usage and Correctness in the OED (Whitcombe Lecture 2008) conference supplement Nov 2008, 3–4
  • Oxford Group
    • formation of Feb 1989, 1; Apr 1989, 5
    • meeting reports May 1989, 1; Jun 1989, 4; May 1990, 5; Apr 1991, 6
    • re-formation of Jan 1997, 20; Apr 2000, 15–16
  • Oxford Guide to Style Jul 2002, 15; May 2003, 8–9
  • Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies
    • conferences Mar 2015, 7
    • training programme Sep 2014, 3
  • Oxford Reference Online: Premium collection May 2004, 9
  • Oxford University Press
    • discounts Sep 2012, 13; Sep 2014, 10
    • freelance contract Jul 2011, 13; Sep 2011, 1
    • production methods May 1992, 8–9; Dec 1994, 3–4
    • style guide Oct 1991, 2–3; Jun 1992, 1–4; Nov 2005, 3; Jul 2012, 14
    • words of the year Jan 2013, 3
  • Oxford Women in Publishing: training courses Apr 1989, 4; Jun 1998, 9
  • Oxford Writer’s Shelf (software) Mar 1992, 8–9
  • Oxfordshire Publishing Group: conference May 2015, 3