The following documents require Microsoft
Import a new Microsoft Word dictionary:
This link leads to a description and
directions of how to install a new dictionary into MS Word. Useful within a survey office when
spell checking technical terms within a survey.
your Microsoft Word dictionary: This link leads to a description and directions of
how to export a dictionary from one machine, to be imported in others. Very
useful when ready to send your manuscript in for English edit. Send a copy of
your technical terms dictionary with it, could save the editor a lot of time.
and illustrations: New printing options for soil survey reports and new
guidelines for illustrations and prewritten materials prepared by Suzie Meierdierks, Editor, MO 13.
The following documents require
Guidelines for submitting
manuscripts for review: “Preparing a Survey for English Edit in Region 8”
sets out guidelines and requirements for preparing the edit-ready manuscript
flowchart: The “Soil Survey Manuscript Preparation, Editing, and
Publication” flow chart updates the previous version with the addition of web
soil survey and printing processes.
Guidelines and Requirements for using Graphics: “Graphics Used in Digital
Soil Survey Reports” sets out the guidelines and requirements for preparing
photographs and line drawings for soil surveys.
- Soil terms dictionary:
Link to a soil terms dictionary that could save a lot of editing time
for everyone. Includes terms like 10 Y R, 5 R, etc. Be sure to get directions
for importing data dictionary from above. Simply click on the link then choose
save to disk. The file is called soilscolo.dic. Provided by Doug Ramsey
- Pre-written material for manuscripts: Not available at this time.
associated with manuscript completion (data dictionaries, import and export of