Question: What actions do writers with word processors use when revising?
Answer: “The main revision operation was substitution followed by addition and deletion.” EP Gaunder. 1988. P. 213.
Comment: I’ve always defined revision with a word processor as addition, deletion and substitution. But not necessarily in that order. Or any order. RayS.
Title: “Annotated Bibliography of Research in the Teaching of English.” Ed. JD Marshall and RK Durst. Research in the Teaching of English (May 1989), 208-222.