RE: Test Plan Templates

Subject: RE: Test Plan Templates
From: "Rick Bishop" <rickbishop -at- austin -dot- rr -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2007 17:50:10 -0500

Yes. I create a template with all the possible topic titles, headings, etc.,
then add a blurb of what is normally put into that section followed by one
good example of the topic. This may result in a template that is twice the
length of a typical finished document, but then the sme, an engineer, or a
junior writer can often produce a very good draft of what is needed pretty
easily just by cutting away what is not needed and swapping out the critical
information pieces.
Works especially well for test plans and many other similar docs.

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Subject: Test Plan Templates

I would like to know what everyone else is doing to simplify and organize
their writing efforts.

Do you create templates for test plans, documentation, etc so you don't have
to reinvent the wheel?

Are there existing tools to help with the template creation process, tools
that help you simplify MS Word, customized versions of MS Word?



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