Re: Publishing/editing (for POD) advice sought

Subject: Re: Publishing/editing (for POD) advice sought
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Sat, 15 Aug 2009 10:44:29 -0700

"P-O-D" = publishing on demand? If so, I would prefer the deliverable
to be PDF, especially given that Open Office does a fine job of
exporting to PDF.

If the author has a contract with a particular publishing service,
find out what their requirements are.

On Sat, Aug 15, 2009 at 10:42 AM, Technical Writing
Plus<doc-x -at- earthlink -dot- net> wrote:
> Hello; I am a freelancer and I am editing and copyediting  a book for a
> technical writer. I need some advice about the screenshot illustrations. For
> example, the author will be using a P-O-D publisher-should the screenshots
> be linked to, embedded, or should they be included in another 'include
> file'? Thanks.
> PS This book is being prepared in OOo. It is not currently utilizing the
> Master Documents feature, but I might recommend that as well, as I learn
> about it. I understand that Master Documents can be a nightmare with MS Word
> but Master  Documents in Open Office are not as difficult or cumbersome. ...

Free Software Documentation Project Web Cast: Covers developing Table of
Contents, Context IDs, and Index, as well as Doc-To-Help
2009 tips, tricks, and best practices.

Help & Manual 5: The complete help authoring tool for individual
authors and teams. Professional power, intuitive interface. Write
once, publish to 8 formats. Multi-user authoring and version control!

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.

Please move off-topic discussions to the Chat list, at:

Publishing/editing (for POD) advice sought: From: Technical Writing Plus

Previous by Author: Re: That Microsoft Injunction
Next by Author: LCD terminal font?
Previous by Thread: Publishing/editing (for POD) advice sought?
Next by Thread: Naming Conventions for Documents

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

Sponsored Ads