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Illustrating computer documentation : the art of presenting information graphically on paper and online

Author: William K Horton
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©1991.
Series: Wiley professional computing.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Clearly explains the methods of graphic illustration, emphasizing the principles of good design. Covers the complete range of illustration types such as symbols, photos, lists and tables, maps, color, depth, change, solidity and more. Each chapter includes practice exercises, design rules of thumb, abundant software user documentation examples and detailed reading lists"--Publisher description.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Horton, William K. (William Kendall).
Illustrating computer documentation.
New York : Wiley, ©1991
(OCoLC)645807039
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William K Horton
ISBN: 0471538469 9780471538462 0471538450 9780471538455
OCLC Number: 23655246
Notes: Series statement from jacket.
Description: xxi, 313 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: The need to show --
Visual thinking and creativity --
Language of graphics --
Planning graphics --
Good graphics --
Showing what things look like --
Showing processes and procedures --
Showing organization --
Labeling with icons and visual symbols --
Displaying graphics online --
The affective effect of graphics --
Global graphics --
Color --
Enriching graphics --
Page as picture --
References and bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Wiley professional computing.
Responsibility: William Horton.
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Provides an introduction to the techniques of graphic illustration and comprehensive coverage of all types of graphics useful for communicating technical information.  Read more...

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