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: Mark Baker <mbaker -at- analecta -dot- com>
To: David Farbey <dfarbey -at- yahoo -dot- co -dot- uk>
Date: Sat, 20 Feb 2016 08:06:28 -0500

Shuddering right along with you. It's like making Wednesday's lunch by scraping the plates from Tuesday's lunch.
Mark

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On Feb 20, 2016, 4:57 AM, at 4:57 AM, David Farbey <dfarbey -at- yahoo -dot- co -dot- uk> wrote:
>(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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