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Subject:animation replaces paper manuals (Edupage) From:Debbie Campbell <dcamp -at- CS -dot- RICE -dot- EDU> Date:Fri, 28 Oct 1994 10:46:19 -0600
I got this from "Edupage 10/17/94" (subscription instructions follow). If
you're familiar with Bill Horton's work on visual literacy, it should ring
>DO YOU HATE TO READ COMPUTER MANUALS?
>Pacific Animated Imaging has a solution for those who cringe at the thought
>of actually having to read a manual -- they create custom software, accessed
>by touching the screen, that produces animated graphics to explain how the
>machine operates. (Wall Street Journal 10/27/94 A1)
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