RE: What graphics tasks do you perform?

Subject: RE: What graphics tasks do you perform?
From: "Margaret Cekis" <Margaret -dot- Cekis -at- comcast -dot- net>
To: "'Nancy Allison'" <maker -at- verizon -dot- net>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2013 16:08:03 -0500

Adding to what the others have already listed:

I had one job where all the equipment drawings (various kinds of cable TV
and other types of communications network hardware) were done on a CAD
system that provided drawings with hairlines for everything. I used
CorelDraw to change the lines from hairlines to line weights (ranging from
about 0.5 pt to 2/0 pt) that would produce acceptable illustrations for
printing or be legible in an online PDF (which was how most manuals and
installation instructions were delivered.

But my experience goes back to when we drew sketches that were drawn by
pre-CAD draftsmen, where line weights and font size were specified based on
the size that a photo-reduced drawing would appear in a text document, Good
training for doing it all today.

Margaret Cekis, Johns Creek GA

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
EPUB Webinar: Join STC Vice President Nicky Bleiel as she discusses tips for creating EPUB, the file format used for e-readers, tablets, smartphones, and more.

Learn more: http://bit.ly/12LyN2z

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

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-leave -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com


Send administrative questions to admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot- Visit
http://www.techwhirl.com/email-discussion-groups/ for more resources and info.

Looking for articles on Technical Communications? Head over to our online magazine at http://techwhirl.com

Looking for the archived Techwr-l email discussions? Search our public email archives @ http://techwr-l.com/archives


References:
What graphics tasks do you perform?: From: Nancy Allison

Previous by Author: Re: product documentation liability
Next by Author: RE: When is it too much information?
Previous by Thread: Re: What graphics tasks do you perform?
Next by Thread: RE: What graphics tasks do you perform?


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

Sponsored Ads


Sponsored Ads