The social network for technical communicators
The social network for technical communicators
Microsoft Word is common and flexible for editing the documents compare with other tools. Created a document by using other technical tools, that makes complicated to non-technical folks while editing. They are not…Continue
We have an urgent opening for Technical Writer at our company C-Sam Solutions Pvt. Ltd. (A MasterCard Company), Vadodara, Gujarat.
Interested candidate plz mail me their resume to : [email protected]
A few years ago, I posted an explanation of how I used Joomla as a publishing platform for technical documentation on a corporate intranet. I continue using Joomla today, but in a different context: now I use it as a web-help…Continue
Hi all, i had read your comment. Now am working as a technical research writer for Writerbay. I am holding a technical degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and i has planned to switch company. can any one guide me about companies need…Continue
We need professional writers. Language – English. Topic – Web Hosting. 4000 characters without space, need informative articles on webhosting. You do the task if it is good enough we pay. No milestone. Payment presently via PayPal, Webmoney and…Continue
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Hello fellow writers,I have been the Technical Writer for a software company for the last 5 years. In that time I have created an online help environment, along with user guides for our various software platforms.I use MadCap Flare as my help authoring tool.Recently we have branched off from our normal business model and have created a stand alone Supplier Management Portal. This new SMP tool will be sold off the shelf to third parties and thus must include a Configuration or Setup Manual.I…Continue
Like many of you, I started my technical writing career in a very inconspicuous way. I had been writing for years, and I wrote manufacturing processes for a few companies. I also had tenures as a trainer for three companies and started my own software company several years back. I was more involved on the training side of the software, rather than the development.In 2001, I got my first technical writing job, on a contract. I had an electronics engineering education, but I never finished…Continue
We're looking for a solution in which translators use an open source tool to generate chm or web help files in local language (Korean, Japanese, Chinese) and share the files (chm or html) with me.Is there a better way of updating files. Say, If I make changes in my help, and inform them, they can do it easily and update. It should not be like, I inform them of small text or para changes, they update and share, I import and generate; upload. This task becomes drag and a huge productivity loss.We…Continue
Hi all! I recently started a technical writing position for a software company, after years as a content marketing strategist and news writer, so I'm a little behind the curve.My manager has tasked me with revamping and re-envisioning all Product Marketing and Product Management technical documentation. Currently, there are just Word docs, but she hinted it might be possible to get some type authoring tool if needed. The stipulation is that I need to focus entirely on documentation, so no…Continue
Hi,I am creating some content for a website. I need your suggestions.1. Audience are global, so which font is most prefered or likely to be used?2. What should be the likely background color which will make the font readable.Other suggestion/s relevant to it is most welcomed !Regards,Amar.Continue
I have worked for some eight years as a technical writer. In much of the work I've done, I was working for a federal government contractor and I was not allowed to keep any of my writing. So I now find myself with no writing samples. (I do have strong abilities, however.) Does anyone have any ideas about how I can apply for job without having any writing samples? Thanks for any ideas. Continue
Sarah Maddox has launched a very interesting project named Techcomm on a Map, and has graciously made it available for sharing on Technical Writing World.You can read more about it on ffeathers, her wonderful blog.…Continue
I am currently working with another individual who holds the title of Technical Writer, but is not a writer; rather, she was a QA Analyst in the past and was asked several years ago to take over the help file. I was hired to clean up the help file and implement help industry standards for consistency. She refuses to follow the standards that I have put into place and I cannot approach her concerning her grammar and writing style. I am told by management (there is no documentation manager) to…Continue
Hello,I recently crawled out from under a rock and discovered technical writing via a blog post. By the end of the article, I had a major "Aha!" moment. I realized that this is the field I've been waiting years to find. As I've dug in and started reading about what it takes to become a technical writer, however, my heart has begun to sink,but I'm not giving up. That's why I'm here; I need some candid advice.A little about me. I work in higher education as professional staff in community…Continue
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