PerfectIt 5 – from go to whoa

Combines Introduction to PerfectIt 5 and Advanced PerfectIt 5

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Do you want to save time and improve the quality of your editing? If so, you need PerfectIt! Don't worry if you're not sure what PerfectIt is or how you might use it in your work. Together, these two courses will take you from complete beginner to confident PerfectIt user, able to use PerfectIt to save time, improve the quality of your work and have more confidence in the changes you make.

This bundle includes:

  • Introduction to PerfectIt 5, which explains what PerfectIt is and how it can help you to edit faster and more accurately, it also illustrates how to make PerfectIt even better using the program's style sheets
  • Advanced PerfectIt 5, which takes you through the process of modifying the settings for PerfectIt 5 – it is based on a scenario in which you create, apply and amend a detailed style sheet.

You can take these courses using the trial version of PerfectIt. And if you decide to buy the program, the course comes with a discount for 15% off the price of PerfectIt 5.

Master PerfectIt with convenient online learning

Proceed through the learning modules when it suits you, and see how your skills improve when you apply each new lesson to your work.

• Become confident in using PerfectIt to produce high-quality edited documents faster than if you only used manual techniques.

• See how tailoring style sheets to the style preferences of different clients can make you a sought-after editor.

All from the comfort of your desk!

My how-to video tutorials give you a shortcut to learning the software, with practical examples of PerfectIt in action. In no time at all you will be applying your new skills to boost your editing services.

Your Instructor


Hilary Cadman
Hilary Cadman

Hi, I'm Hilary. I have been a technical editor since 1999, and a trainer since 2005. I am passionate about helping fellow editors to save time and improve the quality of their work by becoming confident with technology.


Course Curriculum


  Introduction
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  Module 1 – Getting started
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  Module 2 – PerfectIt in action
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  Module 3 – Running PerfectIt on a test document
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  Module 4 – Using the style sheets and choosing tests
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  Module 5 – Amending a style sheet
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  Module 6 – Using the amended style sheet
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  Module 7 – Exploring other features
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Courses Included with Purchase



Introduction to PerfectIt 5
Use PerfectIt 5 to save time, improve the quality of your editing and feel more confident about your work
Hilary Cadman
$50
Advanced PerfectIt 5
Get the most from PerfectIt 5 by learning how to create and modify style sheets
Hilary Cadman
$85

Original Price: $135


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
Is this course useful for PerfectIt Cloud?
No, this course applies to PerfectIt 5, not to PerfectIt Cloud (which has less functionality than PerfectIt 5, but is currently the only version available for Macs, unless you are a Mac user running Parallels or equivalent).
How long does it take to complete this course?
It should take about 60–90 minutes to work through the introductory course, and about the same to complete the advanced course
Can I dip in and out of the modules, or do I need to work through them in order?
In each course, it is best to start at Module 1 and work through to the end, because each module builds on the previous one.

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