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6 Tips For Online Documentation Design

Posted by Alexander A on September 6, 2016 at 9:56am 0 Comments

When you need to create user documentation, one thing you start thinking about is how this documentation will look like. Apparently, you can write great content and describe all the features for users. But what about the style, layout, fonts,…


How to find inspiration

Posted by Mary Higgins on September 2, 2016 at 8:08am 1 Comment

No matter who you are and what you need to do, write a novel, paint a masterpiece or just do calculus…


Learn about in-demand software

Posted by David McMurrey on August 28, 2016 at 10:26am 0 Comments

Inexpensive courses are available at

Courses in FrameMaker, RoboHelp, Madcap Flare, Camtasia, Drupal get you to an intermediate level. -- David A.…


What Would Life be Without Technology?

Posted by Malorie Grebert on August 10, 2016 at 6:28am 0 Comments

Have you ever imagined your life without technology? I bet few people even asked themselves about that. First of all, we need to define what technology is. Most people would say that it’s all electronic devices that surround us and that we use…


How Can GRAYFOS Helps You To Increase The SALES??

Posted by manisha biyani on June 29, 2016 at 12:57am 0 Comments

We have a product known as GRAYFOS which helps in increasing the sales as it is a sales force automation software. This product is a SaaS based model which allows you to solve any query regarding marketing and distribution. This product is…


How Rotation Scheduling Software Can Help You Achieve Your Goal

Posted by Jay Bor on June 12, 2016 at 4:36am 0 Comments

Studying to be a doctor, nurse or other healthcare professional is hard.  There is a massive amount of information to learn and a huge amount of responsibility to handle once qualified.  Even within the healthcare system there are a variety of…


Free Graphics for Designers - All Different Flavours

Posted by Alexander A on April 30, 2016 at 11:41am 0 Comments

We have decided to turn from Tech to Beauty and blog about something that is not directly related to technical writing or software documention.

We have reviewed seven different resources of free graphics available on the web, going into…


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Links in documents

Started by Wendy in Questions, Opinions, and Thoughts. Last reply by Wendy Oct 14. 3 Replies

Hi there. This is my first post! I've just recommenced full-time tech author work after the last job ended up being too much project management and not enough writing.Things have changed loads in the past five years, and I have a question about internet links in documentation.I'm writing step-by-step guides for system admins who might download the guide in PDF format from our website. The steps sometimes involve scripts or a series of commands to be run by the sys admin. All the scripts are…Continue

Tags: PDF, links

Augmented reality and tech writing tools

Started by Ben in Software and Stuff Oct 14. 0 Replies

What is the status of producing augmented reality with tech writing tools?I know MadCapFlare does the trick in collaboration with a small firm.Are there other applications that can do the trick?Thanks,BenContinue

Target Audience Placement in Doc

Started by Rick Fox in Software and Stuff. Last reply by Jeffrey Gantner Oct 14. 4 Replies

I think the Target Audience section should be in the Preface of each document (PDF deliverables), where readers see it right away and will know if it is aimed at them.One of my co-workers wants it placed at the end of the first chapter/section. He feels that if the readers want to know the target audience, they can search for it or will see it in the navigation pane.Opinions? Thanks.Continue

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Started by Matthew Milsop in Software and Stuff. Last reply by Joellenthompson Oct 3. 1 Reply

Hello,I'm looking for some information, tips and leads about technical writing in New Jersey. What kinds of companies are currently looking for work in New Jersey?Continue

Going from Journalism to Technical Writing

Started by Matthew Milsop in Software and Stuff. Last reply by Matthew Milsop Sep 26. 3 Replies

Hello,I've spent the last year in journalism writing for a couple of weekly newspapers in northern New Jersey. I am looking to make the jump from journalist to technical writer and would like some advice on how to do that.Matthew MilsopContinue

Tech Comm survey — please help a student out!

Started by Adam Fout in Questions, Opinions, and Thoughts Sep 19. 0 Replies

If you have a few minutes, please consider filling out this survey.If you're a graduate from the University of North Texas, unfortunately, you can't take the survey (womp womp).You'd really be helping out my friend, a UNT student, by filling out the survey — thanks in advance!

What authoring tool do you use? Connect with your fellows.

Started by Heidi A Slade in Software and Stuff. Last reply by FionaC Sep 19. 28 Replies

We technical writers have more than our fair share of authoring tool choices.To get the real skinny on best practices, shortcuts, insights, and troubleshooting, it's good to connect with other professionals who use the same tool you do. Use this discussion to give a shout-out to the authoring tool you use, and see who else shares your preference (or woes.)I'll start:Authoring: PTC Arbortext Editor with StylerPublishing: PTC Arbortext Publishing EngineCMS: WindchillContinue

Tags: cms, community, connect, publisher, ptc

What's a typical day like for a writer?

Started by FionaC in Questions, Opinions, and Thoughts Sep 17. 0 Replies

Hi everyone,I really want to know what other technical writers do everyday at your cubical. I want to know what other writer co-work with supervisors or content experts. And I want to know if a very experienced writer has the same typical day like I do? I am a one-year experienced technical writer, and my typical day go like this: Checking email box of 2-4 projects. Most of them are existing documents needed updates for spec change or a new model that similar to the old model. To begin with a…Continue

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Hi, all.I have a domain that I don't use anymore: softwareuserguides.comIt's up for sale on Sedo. Here's a link to the sale page. Thanks,Steve Schwarzman(Posted with permission.)Continue

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