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  • Waddingham, Anne
    • Judith Butcher Award Nov 2016, 21
    • retirement Jul 2016, 9
  • ‘waiver’/‘waver’ Nov 2010, 7
  • Wales
    • legislation Nov 2009, 4–5
  • Ward, Lesley: Judith Butcher Award Nov 2012, 1
  • Waterstones (bookshop) Jan 2016, 3
    • drops apostrophe Mar 2012, 2; Jan 2016, 13
  • Watford College Apr 1989, 3; Mar 2001, 4
  • Web Editing and Proofreading (training course) May 2002, 13; Jan 2003, 12; Mar 2003, 13
  • ‘waver’/‘waiver’ Nov 2010, 7
  • web editing
    • Introduction to Web Editorial Skills (training course) Jul 2010, 14; Sep 2010, 3; Jan 2011, 12; May 2014, 6–7
    • Web Editing and Proofreading (training course) May 2002, 13; Jan 2003, 12; Mar 2003, 13
  • webinars Sep 2013, 7; Nov 2013, 9
  • website (SfEP)
    • Amazon Associates scheme Jul 2003, 14
    • change of URL Mar 1999, 17
    • development of Jun 1997, 8; Oct 1998, 5; Nov 1998, 6; May 2004, 12; Mar 2005, 14; Jan 2016, 2
    • FAQs Sep 2013, 14
    • launch of Oct 1996, 5; Jan 1997, 2–3; Apr 1997, 10
    • maintenance May 2010, 13
    • membership map Jul 2014, 1
    • links Mar 2004, 7
    • redesign Jul 2013, 14; Jan 2016, 2; Mar 2016, 8–9
    • 'Why Edit?' section Jan 2010, 3; May 2010, 12; Jul 2011, 5
  • websites
    • content management systems (CMS) Mar 2016, 8–9
    • Creative Content for the Web (book review) Jun 2000, 11–14
    • designing May 1998, 7; Jun 1998, 8; Jul 2000, 3–4; Nov 2001, 1–2; Sep 2003, 5–6; conference supplement Nov 2004, 7; Mar 2005, 9; Mar 2008, 1, 4; Nov 2010, 3; Nov 2016, 21
    • editing and maintaining Dec 1998, 4–5; Jun 2000, 3–4, 6; Jan 2003, 2; Mar 2004, 5; conference supplement Nov 2005, 3; conference supplement Nov 2010, 3; Jul 2015, 11; Nov 2016, 21
    • Editing Web Pages (training course) Jan 2002, 12–13
    • 'how to' websites Jul 2009, 16
    • Introduction to Web Editorial Skills (training course) Jul 2010, 14; Sep 2010, 3; Jan 2011, 12; May 2014, 6–7
    • proofreading Jun 2000, 3–4; Mar 2004, 5; May 2006, 16; Sep 2011, 3
    • URLs May 2004, 5–6
    • Web Content Style Guide: the essential reference for online writers, editors and managers (book review) Jan 2010, 11
    • Web Editing and Proofreading (training course) May 2002, 13; Jan 2003, 12; Mar 2003, 13
    • see also World Wide Web
  • Welsh Assembly Nov 2009, 4–5
  • Welsh language Sep 2009, 1, 5; Jan 2012, 3
  • Welsh Skype group Sep 2014, 9–10
  • West Anglia Group
    • meeting reports Mar 2003, 15–16; Mar 2005, 15; Mar 2006, 15; Sep 2007, 15; May 2008, 15; Sep 2008, 15; Mar 2009, 15; Jul 2009, 15; Sep 2010, 14; Mar 2011, 15; Mar 2012, 14; May 2012, 14
    • role of Jul 2012, 10
  • West Country Group
    • formation of Dec 1988, 2; Feb 1989, 1; Apr 1989, 4
    • meeting reports Jun 1989, 3; Jul 1989, 3; Sep 1989, 6; Mar 1990, 10; Sep 1990, 7; Oct 1990, 8; Jan 1991, 12; Mar 1991, 7; Jun 1991, 5–6
  • West Herts College (Watford) Apr 1989, 3; Mar 2001, 4
  • West Midlands Group
    • formation of Jan 2000, 15–16
    • meeting reports Mar 2000, 16; Jun 2000, 19–20; Dec 2000, 14; Mar 2001, 14; Apr 2001, 16; May 2002, 16; Sep 2002, 15; Jan 2003, 16; Nov 2004, 15; Jan 2012, 14
  • West/North Yorkshire Group see Yorkshire (West/North) Group
  • West Surrey/North Hampshire Group
    • meeting reports Mar 2011, 15; Jul 2011, 15
  • What to Buy for Business (magazine) Oct 1990, 3
  • Wheatley Medal Sep 1998, 15; Jan 2001, 6; Sep 2012, 3
  • ‘whether’/‘if’ Nov 2010, 6
  • ‘which’/’that’ Jun 1989, 6; Feb 1990, 9; Mar 1990, 12–13; Apr 1990, 6–7; May 1990, 8; Jun 1990, 9; Mar 1993, 11; Aug 1993, 11; Nov 1997, 14–15; Dec 1999, 11; Mar 2000, 6; Jan 2003, 7; May 2009, 10; May 2014, 5; Sep 2016, 10
  • ‘while’/’whilst’ Mar 1990, 12; Oct 1997, 11
  • Whitcombe (Memorial) Lecture Jun 1993, 4; Apr 1996, 5; Mar 2010 , 1, 5
    • 1993 (Rosemary Roberts) Jan 1994, 1–7
    • 1994 (David Attwooll) Jan 1995, 1
    • 1995 (Gordon Graham) May 1996, 3
    • 1996 (Dag Smith) Nov 1996, 2–3
    • 1997 (Jenny Vaughan) Nov 1997, 5–6
    • 1998 (Mark Le Fanu) Nov 1998, 8–9
    • 1999 (John Wild and George Maher) Dec 1999, 1–2; Jan 2000, 11; Mar 2000, 10
    • 2000 (Colin Walsh) Jul 2000, 1; Nov 2000, 1–2
    • 2001 (Andrew Franklin) Jan 2002, 1, 3
    • 2002 (Paul Richardson) Nov 2002, 1–2
    • 2003 (David Crystal) May 2003, 5; Jan 2004, 1
    • 2004 (John Stephens) conference supplement Nov 2004, 1, 4
    • 2005 (Clarissa Dickson Wright) Jul 2005, 14; conference supplement Nov 2005, 1
    • 2006 (Ian Ritchie) May 2006, 3–4; conference supplement Nov 2006, 1, 4
    • 2007 (Andrew Franklin) May 2007, 7; conference supplement Nov 2007, 1, 3–4
    • 2008 (Charlotte Brewer) May 2008, 9; conference supplement Nov 2008, 3–4
    • 2009 (Richard Smith) conference supplement Nov 2009, 3, 5
    • 2010 (Trevor Dolby) conference supplement Nov 2010, 1
    • 2011 (Angus Phillips) conference supplement Nov 2011, 1
    • 2012 (Jessica Kingsley) conference supplement Nov 2012, 7
    • 2013 (Carol Fisher Saller) conference supplement Nov 2013, 1
    • 2014 (Robert McCrum) Nov 2014, 13
    • 2015 (John B. Thompson) Nov 2015, 12
    • 2016 (Susan Greenberg) Nov 2016, 11
    • 2017 (Oliver Kamm) Mar 2017, 10
  • Whitcombe, Norma
    • obituary Feb 1993, 8–9
    • profile Nov 1992, 7–8
  • Whitcombe Training Fund Jun 1993, 4; Dec 1993, 9; Jun 1994, 10; Aug 1994, 8–9; Jul 1995, 10; Jun 1996, 7–8; Jan 1997, 1–2; Jul 2002, 3–4; Mar 2007, 13; Jul 2007, 7
  • White, Caroline: profile Nov 1999, 9–10
  • ‘who’/’whom’ Nov 1995, 9; Nov 2010, 7
  • Why Edit? (SfEP website section) Jan 2010, 3; May 2010, 12
  • wi-fi see wireless networks
  • Wikipedia: conference supplement Nov 2009, 1, 3
  • wikis: SfEPWiki Sep 2008, 14; Nov 2008, 8; Jan 2009, 16; May 2009, 7, 10; Sep 2009, 13–14; Nov 2009, 13–14; Mar 2010, 16; Jul 2010, 16; Jul 2016, 3
  • Wiley (publishers) Jul 1991, 3; Mar 2005, 1, 5
  • ‘will’: and ‘shall’ Jul 2003, 8–9; Nov 2010, 6; May 2014, 4; May 2016, 10–11
  • ‘will’: use of in future perfect May 2003, 7
  • Williams, Penny
    • honorary membership of SfEP Nov 2008, 13
    • ‘Pass notes’ Nov 2004, 15
  • wills Jul 2001, 9
  • Wilson, Ann: obituary May 1995, 1
  • Wimborne Minister (Dorset), chained library Jan 2012, 7
  • Windows (Microsoft)
    • KISS Guide to Microsoft Windows May 2001, 11
    • version 7 Mar 2009, 9; Nov 2009, 10
    • version 8 Nov 2011, 10–11; Jul 2013, 10
    • version 10 Jul 2015, 8; Nov 2015, 8; May 2016, 12
    • Vista Jan 2009, 12; Mar 2009, 9
    • XP Jan 2014, 3
  • Wipers Times (newspaper) Jul 1993, 3–5
  • wireless networks Jul 2008, 9; Nov 2009, 10
  • Women in Enterprise (voluntary organization) Oct 1990, 9
  • Women in Management (membership organization) Nov 1989, 11
  • Women in Publishing Jul 2004, 2
    • awards Feb 1990, 6
    • survey May 1992, 5
    • training courses Jul 1996, 14; Sep 1999, 13–14
  • Woodruff, John: profile Dec 1997, 2–3
  • Woodruff, Ken: profile Nov 1998, 2–3
  • Word (Microsoft software)
    • AutoComplete May 2012, 15
    • AutoCorrect May 2012, 15; Jul 2012, 5
    • AutoText Jan 2012, 15
    • bugs: fixing of May 2017, 12
    • clipbpard Sep 2012, 15
    • copy/paste Jul 2013, 5
    • Document Map Nov 2011, 11
    • Editing with Word (training course) Mar 2016, 15; May 2016, 1; Sep 2016, 4–5
    • equations May 2003, 4
    • find and replace Nov 2010, 16; Jan 2011, 16; Mar 2011, 6–7; Nov 2013, 15; Jan 2014, 14; May 2016, 7
    • fonts Nov 2003, 4–6
    • formatting Sep 2002, 8; Nov 2002, 10; Jul 2003, 9; Sep 2003, 9; Nov 2015, 5
    • forums May 2017, 12
    • images in Nov 2002, 7
    • ‘insert file’ command Mar 2011, 13
    • Key Tips Mar 2014, 7
    • keyboard shortcuts Mar 2002, 10; May 2002, 9; Sep 2003, 9; conference supplement Nov 2005, 6; Nov 2006, 6–7; Sep 2010, 6; May 2013, 9
    • macros Sep 1996, 12; Dec 2000, 5; Nov 2006, 7; Mar 2008, 10; Jul 2008, 10; Sep 2008, 10; conference supplement Nov 2008, 6; Jan 2010, 14; Mar 2010, 8; Sep 2010, 6–7; Mar 2011, 6–7;  Nov 2011, 13; Jan 2012, 4–5; 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
    • Making Word Work for You: An editor’s intro to the tool of the trade (book review) Mar 2008, 12
    • master documents May 2011, 7
    • Microsoft Office Word 2007: Essential reference for power users (book review) May 2009, 12
    • moving text Sep 2004, 7; Nov 2006, 7
    • Navigation pane Nov 2011, 11
    • object browser Sep 2011, 7; Nov 2013, 15
    • and On-screen Editing training courses Nov 1998, 19
    • page numbering Mar 2007, 6
    • pilcrow (paragraph mark) Jul 2013, 5
    • Quick Access Toolbar May 2014, 7
    • readability statistics Jan 2010, 4–5; Mar 2010, 15
    • Recent Documents list Nov 2012, 12
    • special characters Nov 2010, 16
    • spellchecker Sep 2011, 6–7
    • styles Nov 2002, 10; Sep 2010, 6; Sep 2010, 16; Jan 2013, 13; Sep 2014, 11; Nov 2014, 14; Mar 2016, 14
    • subdocuments May 2011, 7
    • tables Mar 2003, 10; Sep 2003, 9; Jan 2004, 12; May 2009, 7
    • tagging Jan 2011, 16
    • templates Sep 2010, 6
    • time-saving tips and software Nov 2006, 6–7; Jan 2007, 5; Mar 2010, 8
    • track changes tool Jul 2011, 11; Mar 2013, 6–7; May 2013, 10; Nov 2015, 5; Mar 2017, 4–6
    • updating Mar 2000, 5
    • websites offering tips Jul 2002, 8; Jan 2007, 5
    • wildcard search and replace Jul 2007, 9
    • Word 2007 May 2009, 7, 12
    • Word 2010 Nov 2011, 11
  • word breaks Nov 1990, 5; Jul 1998, 13; Oct 1998, 13; Nov 2004, 7–8
    • New Oxford Spelling Dictionary: The writers’ and editors’ guide to spelling and word division (book review) Nov 2006, 10
    • in proper names Mar 2006, 8
  • word games
    • Oxford Guide to Word Games (book review) Jul 2004, 11
    • Oxford Word Challenge (book review) Jun 1999, 13
  • word pairs May 1990, 9
  • word processors Nov 1993, 4; Apr 1994, 1–2
    • Word Processor to Printed Page: A guide to interfacing word processors and phototypesetters (2nd ed.: book review) Mar 1991, 6–7
  • WordPerfect (software) Jul 1992, 12
  • Wordy (online editing service) Mar 2011, 9
  • work-flow management Feb 1993, 10–12; Jan 1998, 4
    • see also time management
  • Working for a Client (training course) Apr 1998, 11; May 1999, 12; Jul 2001, 11; Jan 2003, 12; Jul 2003, 13
  • Working with Figures (workshop) Jan 1996, 5–6
  • Working for Non-publishers (training course) May 2000, 12; Jan 2001, 15; Jul 2001, 11–12; May 2002, 3–4
  • workshops (SfEP) see training courses, SfEP
  • workstations: design of May 2005, 3–4; 6; Jul 2007, 9; Nov 2016, 7,  10
  • World Health Organization Feb 1990, 8; Mar 1990, 12
  • World Wide Web
    • blogs see blogs (web-logs)
    • Creative Content for the Web (book review) Jun 2000, 11–14
    • development of Mar 2004, 3–4; conference supplement Nov 2006, 1, 4
    • Internet and the WWW: The Rough Guide (book review) Apr 1998, 12–13
    • introduction to Nov 1997, 10; Jun 1998, 4
    • searching Jan 1998, 13; Jun 1998, 5; Dec 2000, 4; conference supplement Nov 2006, 6; conference supplement Nov 2010, 6
      • Brave (browser) Sep 2016, 13
      • Contemporary Thesaurus of Search Terms and Synonyms: A guide for natural language computer searching (book review) Sep 2001, 9; conference supplement Nov 2011, 4
      • Copernic 2000 Jan 2002, 10
      • Effective Information Retrieval from the Internet: An advanced user’s guide (book review) Jan 2012, 12
      • Google Sep 2005, 4–5
      • How to Find Information: Patents on the internet (book review) Mar 2005, 11
      • Manual of Online Search Strategies. Volume I: sciences (book review) Jul 2004, 10–11
      • Manual of Online Search Strategies. Volume II: business, law, news and patents Apr 2001, 10
    • shortcuts May 2013, 9–10
    • Web 2.0 conference supplement Nov 2009, 1, 3
    • see also internet; websites
  • writers: suitability for copy-editing Dec 1997, 16; Mar 1998, 12–13
  • writers’ handbooks
    • New Author’s Handbook (Bolt) Apr 2001, 10
    • Writers’ and Artists’ Yearbook (annual editions reviewed) Mar 1998, 11
    • Writer’s Handbook (annual editions reviewed) Mar 1998, 1; May 2002, 101
  • Writers and Artists, 'How to Get Published' conference (2013) Sep 2013, 1
  • writing
    • Becoming a Writer (book review) Oct 1997, 8
    • Boost Your Word Power: Improve your vocabulary and write and speak with confidence (book review) Jul 2002, 10
    • children’s books May 2008, 8
    • creative writing courses Jul 2009, 1, 6
    • Effective Writing: plain English at work (book review) Sep 2014, 12
    • First Five Pages: A writer’s guide to staying out of the rejection pile, The (Lukeman) May 2001, 11
    • freelance Nov 1999, 3; Sep 2001, 5–6; Jan 2013, 8
    • health Nov 2004, 8
    • How to Write and Publish Papers in the Medical Sciences (2nd ed.: book review) Nov 1990, 8
    • Improving Your Written English (book review) Mar 2003, 11; May 2004, 9
    • Increase Your Word Power (Birt) Sep 2002, 9
    • Instead of Full Stops: A guide to writing and publishing non-fiction (book review) Apr 2000, 10–11
    • local history Nov 2004, 6–7
    • for magazines Jan 1999, 4–5
    • Medical Writing: A prescription for clarity (book review) May 1998, 13–14
    • novels Jan 1991, 12; Nov 1997, 4–5; May 2017, 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
    • public edit (live critique) Nov 2016, 17
    • Put It in Writing (book review) Mar 2000, 9–10
    • rewriting: conference supplement Nov 2006, 6; May 2008, 8; conference supplement Nov 2011, 3; conference supplement Nov 2013, 4
    • romantic fiction May 2017, 4–5
    • Sense of Style: The thinking person’s guide to writing in the 21st century, The (book review) May 2015, 13
    • storytelling Jan 2014, 6–7
    • Strictly English: The correct way to write… and why it matters (book review) Mar 2011, 12
    • Supporting Research Writing: Roles and challenges in multilingual settings (book review) Mar 2013, 13
    • Travel Writing (book review) Jan 2002, 9
    • Winning the Publications Game: How to get published without neglecting your patients (book review) Oct 1997, 7–8
    • Writer’s Diet: A guide to fit prose, The (Sword) Sep 2016, 14
    • Writers’ Guide to Getting Published (book review) Mar 2005, 11
    • Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction – and Getting Published (book review) Mar 1999, 14
    • Writing for the Internet (book review) Jul 2004, 11
    • Writing Non-fiction and Getting Published (book review) Dec 1998, 12–13
    • Writing Reports (book review) Sep 2003, 11
    • Writing for Science Journals: Tips, tricks and a learning plan (book review) Sep 2015, 12
    • Writing and Script (Robinson) Nov 2009, 11
    • Writing Successful Academic Books (book review) Nov 2011, 12
    • Writing Successfully in Science (book review) Jan 2000, 9
  • Wrox Press Jan 2006, 3–4