TechWhirl (TECHWR-L) is a resource for technical writing and technical communications professionals of all experience levels and in all industries to share their experiences and acquire information.
For two decades, technical communicators have turned to TechWhirl to ask and answer questions about the always-changing world of technical communications, such as tools, skills, career paths, methodologies, and emerging industries. The TechWhirl Archives and magazine, created for, by and about technical writers, offer a wealth of knowledge to everyone with an interest in any aspect of technical communications.
I am new to on-line electronic communication. I am unfamiliar with electr=
protocol. If it is impolite to introduce one-self, the rudeness in
unintentional. I own and operate a technical publication production busin=
My area of strength is technical illustration. I hope to offer insight in=
this portion of the technical publishing process. I felt it was necessary=
make this announcement because most communication in forums such as this
revolve around technical writing and publishing. STC meetings generally
revolve around the same. =
I look forward to your questions regarding technical illustrations, both
traditional and electronic. The people in my shop operate both MAC and PC=
platforms and use most illustration and page layout programs.
Let me throw out a question (of which I know the answer).
Can you name me one technical illustration or =93drawing=94 software prog=
can import (or Open) an IGES or DXF file, edit and enhance it then export=
Save) the file in the MIF (native FrameMaker image) format? Thus creating=
complex technical illustration that can be edited while in a FrameMaker
layout using the FrameMaker drawing tools?
One more question (of which I DON=92T know the answer).
Is there a method to prevent the =93Headers=94 information from appearing=