Re: Ikea method of technical writing (graphical instructions)

Subject: Re: Ikea method of technical writing (graphical instructions)
From: "Susan Hogarth" <hogarth -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2007 16:30:04 -0400

On 8/1/07, Peter Gold <peter -at- knowhowpro -dot- com> wrote:
> I'm hazy on where I read this, but I recall reading about the common
> tendency to blame oneself for one's problems engaging satisfyingly
> with technology. "I must be too dumb to use this," is the common
> example.
> There was some discussion about the psychological roots of this
> self-deprecating behavior, as well as the surrounding clouds of
> societal influences that may provoke or amplify it. All I remember is
> the usual inconclusive conclusions. ...

Yeah, I have that problem with self-deprecation. It's probably the
worst of my many faults.

Susan Hogarth (I'm also a hypochondriac... isn't there a pill i can
take for that?)

Create HTML or Microsoft Word content and convert to Help file formats or
printed documentation. Features include support for Windows Vista & 2007
Microsoft Office, team authoring, plus more.

True single source, conditional content, PDF export, modular help.
Help & Manual is the most powerful authoring tool for technical
documentation. Boost your productivity!

You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as archive -at- web -dot- techwr-l -dot- com -dot-

To unsubscribe send a blank email to
techwr-l-unsubscribe -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
or visit

To subscribe, send a blank email to techwr-l-join -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com

Send administrative questions to admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot- Visit for more resources and info.


RE: Ikea method of technical writing (graphical instructions): From: Peter Gold

Previous by Author: Word 2000: Page Br disturbs my headings in doc map
Next by Author: Re: icons vs. buttons?
Previous by Thread: RE: Ikea method of technical writing (graphical instructions)
Next by Thread: Re: Ikea method of technical writing (graphical instructions)

What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads