The Government of Canada’s terminology and linguistic data bank.

COPY MARKING [1 record]

Record 1 2007-11-01


Subject field(s)
  • Layout (Graphic Arts)
  • Typesetting and Imagesetting

The process of writing out complete instructions for the typesetter.


Usually, the instructions are put on the manuscript itself, but sometimes a separate specification sheet is used.

Key term(s)
  • marking up
  • copy marking


  • Maquette et mise en page
  • Composition (Imprimerie)

Action d'indiquer sur la copie les instructions au compositeur ou la matière à ajouter.


Save record 1

Copyright notice for the TERMIUM Plus® data bank

© Public Works and Government Services Canada, 2021
TERMIUM Plus®, the Government of Canada's terminology and linguistic data bank
A product of the Translation Bureau


Language Portal of Canada

Access a collection of Canadian resources on all aspects of English and French, including quizzes.

Writing tools

The Language Portal’s writing tools have a new look! Easy to consult, they give you access to a wealth of information that will help you write better in English and French.

Glossaries and vocabularies

Access Translation Bureau glossaries and vocabularies.

Date Modified: