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Subject:RE: Graphics vs Text From:"Mark the Writer" <mdb-career -at- cox -dot- net> To:<techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Wed, 15 Aug 2007 11:07:12 -0700
Same thing for anything I do.
Have used a number of different deliverable formats.
If the user can make a mistake - add in a graphic to prevent the user
From: Fred Ridder [mailto:docudoc -at- hotmail -dot- com]
Sent: Wednesday, August 15, 2007 11:03
To: mdb-career -at- cox -dot- net
Subject: RE: Graphics vs Text
Umm, wasn't the OP specifically asking about onine help?
Your reply seems to be oriented toward manuals.
>From: "Mark the Writer" <mdb-career -at- cox -dot- net>
>To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
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>Subject: RE: Graphics vs Text
>Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2007 10:59:43 -0700
>RE - When to use graphics ?
>I personally think graphics are only mandatory if there is more than a 30
>that someone could make a mistake.
>For instance ...
>Many software option windows have settings where a user is doomed if they
>make a simple
>So I enter in an example of a correct setting and throw in the screen shot.
>As far as charts and line art go - I like to include personally.
>I am an engineer that writes for engineers usually - and we live on
>Ask an engineer would they prefer the identical information in a block of
>text or a graphic -
>and they will ask for the graphic.
>I typically give them both and use "as you can see in Figure 5, bla bla
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