The Art of Technical Documentation

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Digital Press, 1998 - Technology & Engineering - 282 pages
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The Art of Technical Documentation, Second Edition, shows how to apply analytical thought to gather, dissect, and understand technical information and how to organize and present it for the reader of print and on-line material. This book has been completely updated to include new information on documentation design and development, indexing, technical editing, help systems, Web presentation, use of color, animation graphics, SGML, and HTML. The Art of Technical Documentation, Second Edition also covers issues such as working in teams with graphic designers and production departments. Questions are provided at the back of each chapter for use in the classroom. Practical approach applies principles of technical writing to the workplace Revised to include information on preparing on-line work, including using graphics for Web display and designing for on-line help Includes information on creating complete information sets, containing both hard copy and on-line documentation

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Contents

A Career in Technical Documentation
11
Managing Documents
21
Know the Rules
34
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Consulting technical writer for Digital Equipment Corporation.

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