I’m doing some early editing on pieces of the next Cites & Insights. In “The Library Stuff” section, I have this sentence:
It’s an interesting treatment, although I wonder about the seeming inevitability of, say, journals in art and architecture going all-digital.
[If you wonder about the context--well, the issue will be out within the next two weeks.]
I do leave Word’s real-time spell check and grammar check on. Sometimes, grammar check has a really good suggested alternative.
In this case, Word gave the evil green squiggle to “all-digital” and suggested “all digital” as an alternative.
So, OK, what the heck. I changed the hyphen to a blank.
And Word gave the evil green squiggle to “all digital.”
You guessed it: The suggested fix was “all-digital.”
Who needs editors when you have advice like that?