Re: Review tools

Subject: Re: Review tools
From: Sonia Fernandes <soniaferns2004 -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: sharipunyon -at- gmail -dot- com
Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2018 11:16:44 -0500

That will be a mess and I also realized they dont have Acorbat XI but I can
make do with X just for comments and highlighting. I dont think it really
consolidates though. Work in progress...

On Tue, Jun 26, 2018 at 11:01 AM, <sharipunyon -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> Can you let the reviewers make changes, and use the page history if you
> want to see what they did. Or is that going to be a mess where you work?
> Iâve been in both kinds of environments.
>
> > On Jun 26, 2018, at 10:58 AM, Wright, Lynne <Lynne -dot- Wright -at- Kronos -dot- com>
> wrote:
> >
> > I've tried using Confluence for reviews, but ran into the following
> limitations:
> >
> > - Unless I'm missing something, you can only see reviewers' in-line
> comments when the page is in view mode; when you switch to edit mode to
> actually make the changes, you can't see the in-line comments anymore. So I
> either had to take a screen shot of the comments, or compare page versions
> to see what changed, and/or refer to a series of notification emails to try
> to figure out what changed. Is there really no way to see people's comments
> on the page while in edit mode?
> >
> > - The page output to pdf is problematic. I tried using the Scroll Office
> for pdf plugin as a conversion tool, but there were so many glitches in the
> conversion (especially with tables) that it was less labour-intensive to
> just copy and paste content from the confluence page into a word document,
> then make a pdf. Which is also crazy.
> >
> > Can anyone suggest solutions to these issues?
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: techwr-l-bounces+lynne -dot- wright=kronos -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> <techwr-l-bounces+lynne -dot- wright=kronos -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> On Behalf
> Of Robert Lauriston
> > Sent: Monday, June 25, 2018 12:32 PM
> > To: TECHWR-L Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
> > Subject: Re: Review tools
> >
> > PDFs on a network drive are pretty nice when they work, but most
> networks I've tried it on, they didn't.
> >
> > Confluence handles simultaneous edits pretty elegantly. The inline
> comments work well if you can get your reviewers to use them.
> >
> >> On Sun, Jun 24, 2018 at 7:35 PM, Rick Lippincott <rjl6955 -at- gmail -dot- com>
> wrote:
> >> PDFs on a network drive, accessible by a menu system. The engineers
> >> as well as the technicians who are building the item add their
> >> comments, we check regularly (or sometimes get a notification from the
> >> commenter) and can usually do a quick turnaround.
> >>
> >> Advantage: everyone sees everyone elseâs comments.
> >>
> >> Disadvantage: one person leaving the PDF open can make it very
> >> difficult to update the file.
> > ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> > Visit TechWhirl for the latest on content technology, content strategy
> and content development | http://techwhirl.com
> >
> > ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> >
> > You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as Lynne -dot- Wright -at- kronos -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
> > ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> > Visit TechWhirl for the latest on content technology, content strategy
> and content development | http://techwhirl.com
> >
> > ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> >
> > You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as sharipunyon -at- gmail -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
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> Visit TechWhirl for the latest on content technology, content strategy and
> content development | http://techwhirl.com
>
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>
> You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as soniaferns2004 -at- gmail -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
>
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Visit TechWhirl for the latest on content technology, content strategy and content development | http://techwhirl.com

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

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:
Review tools: From: soniaferns2004
Re: Review tools: From: Rick Lippincott
Re: Review tools: From: Robert Lauriston
RE: Review tools: From: Wright, Lynne
Re: Review tools: From: sharipunyon

Previous by Author: Re: Review tools
Next by Author: Re: Pixel Color?
Previous by Thread: Re: Review tools
Next by Thread: Re: Review tools


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

Sponsored Ads


Sponsored Ads