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How to communicate technical information : a handbook of software and hardware documentation

Author: Jonathan Price; Henry Korman
Publisher: Redwood City, Calif. : Benjamin/Cummings Pub. Co., ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Technical writers explain how to write printed and online computer documentation that is simple, clear, interesting, and as user-friendly (at least) as the hardware or software it explains. They  Read more...

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Price, Jonathan, 1941-
How to communicate technical information.
Redwood City, Calif. : Benjamin/Cummings Pub. Co., ©1993
(OCoLC)608693262
Online version:
Price, Jonathan, 1941-
How to communicate technical information.
Redwood City, Calif. : Benjamin/Cummings Pub. Co., ©1993
(OCoLC)624326702
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Price; Henry Korman
ISBN: 0805368299 9780805368291
OCLC Number: 27894616
Notes: "Formerly titled: How to write a computer manual."
Description: xxii, 402, 22 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: I. PLANNING. 1. The Project Cycle-What You Do at Each Stage. 2. Gathering Information. 3. Understanding Your Audience and Their Work. 4. Learning the Product. 5. Planning the Documentation. 6. Developing a Schedule and Estimating Costs. 7. As You Work. II. WRITING. 8. Openers-Tables of Contents and Introductions. 9. Getting Users Started. 10. Tutorials. 11. Computer-Based Training. 12. Procedures. 13. Reference Materials. 14. Indexes and Glossaries. 15. Job Aids or Quick Reference Cards. 16. Online Help. III. REVISING. 17. Getting feedback. 18. Rewriting Drafts. 19. Refining Your Style. 20. Updating a Manual. 21. Reviewing Someone Else's Manual. Bibliography. Index. 0805368299T04062001
Responsibility: Jonathan Price, Henry Korman.

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1. PLANNING 1. The Project Cycle - What You Do at Each Stage 2. Gathering Information 3. Understanding Your Audience and Their Work 4. Learning the Product 5. Planning the Documentation 6. Developing a Schedule and Estimating Costs 7. As You Work 2. WRITING 8. Openers - Tables of Contents and Introductions 9. Getting Users Started 10. Tutorials 11. Computer-Based Training 12. Procedures 13. Reference Materials 14. Indexes and Glossaries 15. Job Aids or Quick Reference Cards 16. Online Help 3. REVISING 17. Getting feedback 18. Rewriting Drafts 19. Refining Your Style 20. Updating a Manual 21. Reviewing Someone Else's Manual

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