Later Gregg version improvements?

I was wondering whether later versions of Gregg improved on something in previous versions or if they fixed flaws in previous versions. The basic trend seemed to be towards reducing brief forms but were there any significant improvements (beyond brief reduction, assuming you think of that as an improvement)?

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Shorthand Systems compared to Chicken Scratchings

It’s been a long time since I visited. I’ve abandoned Gregg. I miss it, but just can’t keep the lines the right length and curve, and can’t read back my own writing, which is the whole point. So, Forkner. It’s fast enough, and I’m adding shortcuts from Gregg to speed it up. Doesn’t mean I’ve…

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Are there rules for combination strokes?

I’m calling them combination strokes, but I don’t know what they are really called. (Strokes like nd, det/ted, mn, den, dem, rd, ld, etc.) My question is, are there any rules for words that have more than one possibility for which stroke you use? Words like mountain for example. You could write “m-ou-nt-n” or  “m-ou-n-ten.” …

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How do you write….?

I’ve been googling whether there was a “how do you write…?” thread, and there doesn’t seem to be one, so I decided to start one. Apologies if there already is one that didn’t appear on my searches. There have been a few words that I have been trying to work out what is the “proper”…

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