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Single sourcing : building modular documentation

Author: Kurt Ament
Publisher: Norwich, N.Y. : William Andrew Pub., ©2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Single sourcing is more than mechanical document conversion. It is an information development strategy. Although it is often confused with the process of converting paper-based documents into online formats, single sourcing is a writing strategy that enables technical writers to develop centralized information modules, then map them to distinct audiences and media. For technical writers, single sourcing means  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Ament, Kurt, 1960-
Single sourcing.
Norwich, N.Y. : William Andrew Pub., ©2003
(DLC) 2002026287
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kurt Ament
ISBN: 1591245370 9781591245377 9780815518990 0815518994 9780815514916 0815514913
OCLC Number: 51209055
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 230 pages)
Contents: About Single Sourcing --
Building Documents --
Structuring Content --
Troubleshooting Scenarios --
Configuring Language --
Abbreviations --
Capitalization --
Parallel Construction --
Person Punctuation --
Sentence Construction --
Tense Voice --
Leveraging Technology --
Conditional Text --
Conventions --
Development Tools --
Filenames --
Localization --
Search Engines --
Variables --
Glossary --
Index.
Responsibility: Kurt Ament.
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This is the only book for technical writers that shows how to construct a publication using single-source modular documentation software technology. It explains how to transform linear documents into  Read more...

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"The book is an easy read and is chock full of tips and guidelines." -Ann Rockley

 
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