RE: General writing question

Subject: RE: General writing question
From: "Wright, Lynne" <Lynne -dot- Wright -at- Kronos -dot- com>
To: Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca>, Tammy Van Boening <tammyvb -at- spectrumwritingllc -dot- com>, "lonewriter-discuss -at- mailer -dot- stc -dot- org" <lonewriter-discuss -at- mailer -dot- stc -dot- org>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2017 18:32:37 +0000

Ha! Exactly.

But if the client is still wedded to print docs, it would be easier to transition them to pdfs over the short term; going with contextual or webhelp seems like too much of a technological leap. Especially given that the project is currently bogged down in a disagreement over what fonts to use.

From: Tony Chung [mailto:tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca]
Sent: January-26-17 1:24 PM
To: Tammy Van Boening <tammyvb -at- spectrumwritingllc -dot- com>; Wright, Lynne <Lynne -dot- Wright -at- Kronos -dot- com>; lonewriter-discuss -at- mailer -dot- stc -dot- org; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: Re: General writing question

PDFs? How about just online and in the moment? Why are people even reading documentation at all? We have more interesting things to write to assist our users.

-Tony


On Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 08:00 Wright, Lynne <Lynne -dot- Wright -at- kronos -dot- com<mailto:Lynne -dot- Wright -at- kronos -dot- com>> wrote:
Nevermind font preference... I'd be questioning why they are still using printed docs, instead of pdfs.

-----Original Message-----
From: Tammy Van Boening [mailto:tammyvb -at- spectrumwritingllc -dot- com<mailto:tammyvb -at- spectrumwritingllc -dot- com>]
Sent: January-26-17 10:20 AM
To: Wright, Lynne <Lynne -dot- Wright -at- Kronos -dot- com<mailto:Lynne -dot- Wright -at- Kronos -dot- com>>; lonewriter-discuss -at- mailer -dot- stc -dot- org<mailto:lonewriter-discuss -at- mailer -dot- stc -dot- org>; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com<mailto:techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Subject: RE: General writing question

Because these are PRINTED docs., and they want Sans Serif font for both headers and body and it makes the body text very hard to discern from the headers, especially since all the paragraph styles are In Column as well. I am trying to do something to enhance readability and keep the text from competing with bold headlines in sans serif typefaces.

It's very, very hard to read as it is laid out right now.

TVB

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RE: General writing question: From: Wright, Lynne
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