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Subject:Re: Texts for Manuals Writing Course From:Steve Fouts <sfouts -at- ELLISON -dot- SC -dot- TI -dot- COM> Date:Wed, 16 Mar 1994 08:52:36 CST
|} This fall I am teaching a course in writing technical manuals. I am very
|} disappointed with the "textbooks" on the subject and am interested in
|} looking at the tradebooks available. Does anyone have any favorite books
|} on the subject that might serve the purpose?
|} Michael Gos
|} University of Houston-Downtown
Jonathan Price's "How To Write A Computer Manual"
About ten years old now, but still a good book.
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