English typo corrections work kind of like this:

yeah, it's really food


where an asterisk marks a correction from the above line.

  • What Notations Are There For Typo Corrections In Chinese Texts?
  • Your example seems to imply the extent is internet usage, is it?
    – NS.X.
    Jun 13, 2015 at 23:54
  • Internet or SMS, really.
    – Mou某
    Jun 14, 2015 at 2:40
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    I'm fairly sure chinese people just retype mistakes. I asked a couple of people today about something similar to the "*" symbol, but they were baffled by it.
    – Ringil
    Jun 14, 2015 at 3:01

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These are the notations for corrections in text. What you are asking for is No.4.

  • Is No.4 type able?
    – Mou某
    Jun 14, 2015 at 2:41
  • Actually, these formal notations are used in Chinese course.
    – LeonF
    Jun 14, 2015 at 14:58

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