TECHWR-L Premium Jobs, Events, and Announcements

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From: "techwr-l owner" <techwr-l-owner -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
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costs of those publications).

In this posting, look for the following ...

* NEW! FrameMaker 7 Self-Paced Training (NEW)
* STORY: Dan at the pool
* Help Authoring Survey: Your opinions can win you books and cash

and at the end you'll find the concluding administrivia with
information about these ads and how to place your own.

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NEW! FrameMaker 7 Self-Paced Training

Scriptorium Publishing announces the FrameMaker 7
Workbook Series. If you can't attend classroom training, learn on your own
with a workbook ($119) and FrameMaker 7: The Complete Reference ($41.99).
Workbooks provide practical hands-on exercises; the companion CD contains
the required files and animated screen shots with voice-overs.

The Unstructured FrameMaker 7: Accelerated Introduction Workbook shows
new users how to use character and paragraph tags, insert tables, use
conditional text, and generate a table of contents and an index. The
Structured FrameMaker 7: Introduction to Authoring Workbook shows you
how to work with elements and attributes in the structured interface.

Other workbooks in the series will be available in the next few weeks:
* Advanced Unstructured FrameMaker 7: Template Design Workbook
* Advanced Structured FrameMaker 7: Building EDDs Workbook
* Advanced Structured FrameMaker 7: Structured Applications Workbook

For more information: www.scriptorium.com/books/
To purchase workbooks: www.scriptorium.com/ic-bin/scriptorium
For classroom training: www.scriptorium.com/training/frame7train.html

07/31/02-08/07/02
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STORY: Dan at the pool

Dan slid into the soft, smooth water of the pool. He immediately
noticed that a fellow swimmer was regarding him.

He swam over to strike up a conversation. When she asked what he did,
he noticeably puffed up as he said in a tone much deeper than his usual
voice, "I'm a technical writer."

"A technical writer? Like, you write manuals?" she inquired.

"Not only do I write them, but I also provide all the screen captures,"
he began to explain.

"And those are?"

"I use the program SnagIt to provide pictures of the screen for my
training manuals. That way, I can provide the users an exact image of
what their screen is supposed to look like. And the features this program
has! SnagIt Studio - so you can mark up the images with text - or
numbered arrows if you want. And you can choose from so many inputs -
like Region, so you don't have a lot of junk you have to edit out - and
you can even capture things like scrolling menus! It's amazing. I use it
every day," he finished.

As they left to go get ice cream, she noticed that he donned a SnagIt
t-shirt. She murmered to herself, "I love a man who isn't afraid of
commitment."

07/15/02-12/31/02
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Help Authoring Survey: Your opinions can win you books and cash

The Gantry Group is conducting an online survey exploring
your experiences with Help Authoring Software. We wish to
reach technical writing professionals and executives to
ascertain satisfaction with current market offerings,
pinpoint unmet needs, and predict future trends in the
sector.

We need your help! The survey takes no more than 15
minutes of your time. It may be completed from the office
or home.

If you qualify and finish the study, you'll be entered
into two drawings: 1) One out of every five participants
will win a $25 Amazon.com Gift Certificate; 2) At the
conclusion of the survey, a drawing for a $250 gift
certificate will be optionally awarded as an Amex Gift
Cheque or an Amazon.com Gift Certificate. Add to your
library or keep the cash!

Go to http://www.gantrygroup.com/mvs.html to start the survey.

07/24/02-07/31/02
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