Re: manual vs white paper

Subject: Re: manual vs white paper
From: Haim Roman <haim -dot- roman -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2015 20:51:39 +0300

If I understood Gina correctly, her client told her to merge 2 documents
that have different styles (writing, not Word) & functions. And she's
trying to avoid that.

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On Tue, Aug 25, 2015 at 8:40 PM, Ryan Haber <ryan -dot- haber -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> Why not just send the client only the text as you want it published? Or
> maybe send two versions - one for the user manual, and the other clearly
> labeled as not for the user manual.
>
> I'm not sure I follow. If you are looking for the client to edit the paper
> into a final form, that doesn't seem likely to go well.
>
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> All the best,
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> On Tue, Aug 25, 2015 at 1:32 PM, Gina Jones <gina -dot- techwriter -at- gmail -dot- com>
> wrote:
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> > Hi all!
> >
> > I was recently sent a white paper as is, with instructions to insert the
> > content as a new topic within the relevant chapter of a user manual I am
> > working on.
> >
> > To maintain writing consistency and keep out pre-sale narrative, I'm
> going
> > to suggest appending the white paper to the manual or including a
> > cross-reference to the site it's published on. Is there an alternative to
> > these options? Can you think of additional reasons or have any advice on
> > persuading my client to go this route?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
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References:
manual vs white paper: From: Gina Jones
Re: manual vs white paper: From: Ryan Haber

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