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Cap Capitalize.
lc Lower case; small letter.
delta Delete; omit.
stet Restore the words crossed out.
^ Insert at the place indicated.
[. in circle] Insert a period.
/, Insert a comma.
"/ Insert quotation-marks.
=/ Insert a hyphen.
X Imperfect letter.
9 Letter inverted; turn over.
Make a new paragraph.
No No paragraph.
# Put a space between.
[Breve] Smaller space.
[Horizontal
parentheses] Close up; no space needed.
/ / Badly spaced; space more evenly.
[Breve] Quad shows between the words; shove down.
wf Wrong font.
tr Transpose.

Carry to the left.
Lower.

Elevate.
// Straighten crooked line.
lead Add lead between the lines.
delta lead Take out lead.
(?) Query: Is the proof correct?





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