Re: What's wrong with Times New Roman?; was, RE: Hey! She messed with *my* manual

Subject: Re: What's wrong with Times New Roman?; was, RE: Hey! She messed with *my* manual
From: John Posada <jposada99 -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Latella, Vincent" <VINCENT -dot- LATELLA -at- saic -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2009 12:38:39 -0400

But Vincent...was the content improved? It seems to me that content is "the
king" and any assistance you can get to make content better should be
welcomed with open arms and gratitude. I hope you didn't give off any vibes
that would discourage further assistance in the future.

In fact, when I send material out for technical review, I specifically
include in the instructions that they are NOT to worry about formatting...I
can fix anything on that front in minutes.


> Yes. I made the mistake of disseminating a document in Word to our
> support team once (and only once). The next time I saw that document,
> one of the analysts had added screenshots and sentences with no
> attention paid to space constraints or formatting.
>
> It looked terrible; my screenshots were falling off of pages, and there
> was *cringe* Times New Roman all over the place. (No offense intended
> to anyone who actually likes Times New Roman, but I can't stand the
> stuff.) Fortunately, I was able to stifle my dismay and I didn't make a
> fuss at all. I did make his changes consistent with my format, however.
>

--
John Posada
Senior Technical Writer
NYMetro STC President

Looking for the next gig.
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References:
Hey! She messed with *my* manual: From: Downing, David
RE: Hey! She messed with *my* manual: From: Latella, Vincent
What's wrong with Times New Roman?; was, RE: Hey! She messed with *my* manual: From: Leonard C. Porrello

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