Re: least awful approach for keeping training slides up to date with core doc updates

Subject: Re: least awful approach for keeping training slides up to date with core doc updates
From: David Farbey <dfarbey -at- yahoo -dot- co -dot- uk>
To: TECHWR-L Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 20 Feb 2016 09:56:18 +0000

(This thread is making me uncomfortable. I know people are discussing the
realities of the environments they work in, and those are work situations I
recognise from my own career, but the idea that training material is just
some edited down and reformatted version of the technical documentation
makes me shudder.)

David

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On 19 February 2016 at 20:14, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com> wrote:

> It's abridging / cutting the text, manually formatting text, and
> paginating that create most of the tedious work here. Images are
> relatively easy and there aren't many anyway.
>
> I never resize images, I just scale them without touching the source
> bitmap. Since my source is in Confluence I don't deal with files
> directly.
>
> On Fri, Feb 19, 2016 at 11:48 AM, margaret Cekis
> <margaret -dot- cekis -at- comcast -dot- net> wrote:
> > Robert Lauriston asked about a workflow for keeping training slides up to
> > date with core doc updates.
> > ________________________________
> > What are you using to create the source images in your docs?
> >
> > I discovered in a recent project that SnagIt has a lot of cool image
> > manipulation tools, and can perform image transformation operations on a
> > whole directory of images at once.
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