Re: Culture, or What it means to be a Technical Writer

Subject: Re: Culture, or What it means to be a Technical Writer
From: Richard Mateosian <srm -at- CYBERPASS -dot- NET>
Date: Fri, 8 May 1998 13:33:31 -0700

>It is the writers who forget this, and who simply translate the spec,
who
>end up creating 1,203 page manual with useful instructions like "To
print,
>click once on the file menu. Move the mouse pointer down to the Print
>command. A dialog box will appear. In the text box labeled "Number of
>copies", type the number of copies you want to print ... "

Don't forget the screen shots of the menu and the dialog box. :-)


Strive to express yourself economically. Complete instructions are not
always useful instructions. ...RM

Richard Mateosian <srm -at- cyberpass -dot- net>
Review Editor, IEEE Micro Berkeley, CA

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