Re: User documentation - drawings or photographs?

Subject: Re: User documentation - drawings or photographs?
From: "Dana Worley" <dana -at- campbellsci -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2008 11:19:06 -0700

On Tuesday, January 22, 2008, SB wrote:

> So, what is the recommendation? Drawings or Photographs and why?

We use both. Photos are great to show the actual product, but
drawings are more useful to show some sort of cut-away, magnify
one portion of an overall view of the product, etc.

We recently picked up a contract illustrator after having lost our in-
house resource a few years back. There are just some things you
can't portray with a photograph.

Dana W.

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Software Product Manager/Manager, Software Support Group
Campbell Scientific, Inc.
Microsoft MVP, Windows Help


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