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Subject:Followup to "TWs get no respect" From:Beth Baxter <bethb -at- MCSDALLAS -dot- COM> Date:Tue, 8 Oct 1996 23:26:54 GMT
Hi again everyone,
Yesterday I posted a notice asking advice from other TWs (I'm a one-woman
show). The situation was that my boss told me I would have to change the
margins on my manual to accommodate too-short manual covers. I felt that it
was a bad idea and asked for reasons I could give her as to why I thought so.
Basically, I have three things to say since yesterday's posting:
First of all, I received some great advice from a lot of nice people, which I
thank them for. Not only did I have some solid arguments when I talked to my
boss today, it made me feel great to have people in my corner. Turns out,
we'll be trimming the manuals 1/16 more on each side. So we lose a little
white space, big deal, right? (I hope.)
2. I need to clarify why the manual covers were short. We screwed up. Put less
teamlike, the President's daughter screwed up. She told the printing company
that the manuals were a quarter of an inch shorter than they were. Bummer, but
this is the first project where they did all the design and printing without
iii. For me, it's pretty much a moot point whether they should have asked the
tech. writer what size the manuals are. I'll be taking a position with another
company within a few weeks. Maybe I'll get more respect there.
Again, thanks for all you help and support over the last year. I've seen some
great stuff on this list. Eric Ray - thank you.
Micro Computer Systems, Inc.