Re: "always read and follow the instructions"

Subject: Re: "always read and follow the instructions"
From: Beth Agnew <Beth -dot- Agnew -at- senecac -dot- on -dot- ca>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 03 Jun 2008 14:36:15 -0400

To me, "always read and follow the instructions" is one of those life
lessons akin to "never play cards with a man named Ace" and "always hold
hands when you cross the street". I don't put any of them in manuals.

Milan Davidovic wrote:

>When I see a statement in a manual such as "Always read and follow the
>instructions in this manual"...
Beth Agnew, Professor
Co-ordinator, Technical Communication Program
Seneca College of Applied Arts & Technology
Toronto, ON
416-491-5050 x3133


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.

"always read and follow the instructions": From: Milan Davidovic

Previous by Author: Formal training required for entry-level tech writing job?
Next by Author: Re: Generation Y doesn't like paternal delivery of user ed?
Previous by Thread: RE: "always read and follow the instructions"
Next by Thread: Re: "always read and follow the instructions"

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

Sponsored Ads