Dissertation editing requires patience and consistency towards your work. While editing your dissertation you suppose to rectify and correcting each micro level mistake potentially present in the papers, either in the form of spelling, grammar, commas, and full stops etc. Presentation of dissertation should be easy and reader friendly, no need to use high level vocabulary to impress anyone. Every chapter and every paragraph should be read in editing. Any manual error in the dissertation creates a negative impression because dissertation is the most important paper in the life of a student, it shows who you are? And why you are here? Dissertation should be interesting which motivates reader to read further.
Dissertation editing requires these qualities to be called as good dissertation editing.
Ideas and concepts are clearly explained in a simplest manner, your writing should be free from ambiguities, and assumptions your concepts should be categorically defined and explained
No mistakes in grammar and spelling, correct form of verb should be use at correct place, correct positioning of subject-verb agreement and pronoun.
Format specification differs from subject to subject; social sciences subjects follow Apa style formatting, for humanities subjects they use MPA style formatting.