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It gives you "full control" in the unfortunate sense that the Word
document cannot be edited, translated, or otherwise adapted by anyone
else. As an alternate method, if you insert the PowerPoint slide as an
object, instead of as a screen capture, it'll be useful to other tech
writers down the chain.
Shouldn't STC encourage localization and single-sourcing?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hemstreet, Deborah
> Sent: Tuesday, September 16, 2008 8:51 AM
> To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: RE: "usable" screen captures
> There is another archaic method which I used successfully
> in manuals and online help that received awards in STC
> competitions. It is a bit cumbersome for some -- but gives
> you FULL control. Pre-requisites - you need a good screen
> capture software and video card on your computer to assure
> top quality screen captures...
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