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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…

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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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Free tools for technical writers - review in 2 parts

Posted by Alexander A on April 14, 2016 at 3:55am 0 Comments

Hello Technical Writers!

I'd like to share the research we have done recently on various free tools used in the online documentation field. We cover graphics and video editing tools, commenting, surveys, statistics, etc. Take a…

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Illustrated Parts Catalogs Authoring...

Posted by Girish Kabbur on March 30, 2016 at 1:38am 0 Comments

Illustrated Parts Catalogue (IPC)

Purpose of IPC:

IPC is a document which gives information about any product, parts and assemblies with the help of illustrations.

Uses of IPC:

IPC is widely used…

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Tips and Tricks for College Programming Assignments in College

Posted by Linda Willson on March 11, 2016 at 4:53am 0 Comments

You do not need to struggle…

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9 Famous Stories You Didn’t Know About Entrepeneurs Who Dropped Out Of College

Posted by Michael Garner on January 26, 2016 at 9:26am 0 Comments

There is a lot of examination that factually demonstrates that graduates with an advanced education acquire much higher wages than those with just a secondary school certificate. Still, the rundown of extremely rich people who allude to the…

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Why Invest in Writing Pads?

Posted by Jay Bor on January 13, 2016 at 8:18am 1 Comment

There are a lot of people out there that have been looking for something that they can do in order to ensure that they are going to be able to write down ideas and things that they have to remember. Writing pads can actually be a great investment…

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All About FoxyUtils PDF To Word Converter Feature

Posted by Jay Bor on December 21, 2015 at 6:22am 0 Comments

First of all, you may be wondering what FoxyUtils is.  The parent project of FoxyUtils was called Merge PDF.  Their main objective was to make it easy and hassle-free to merge PDF files.  This endeavor was such a success that they decided to form…

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Database strucutre documentation.

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Online Operations Manual

Hello Peers :) I have been tasked with doing revisions on an online Operations Manual. I have never done one before and am a little nervous. I amused to doing "plain" technical writing, where I document a process step-by-step. This is totally…See More
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Database structure documentation.

Started by Alia Madylova in Questions, Opinions, and Thoughts on Monday. 0 Replies

Hello Community,I have recently been tasked to create a database strucutre documentation. Software we are selling contains around 150 DB tables. Targeted audience of the DB doc.: mostly third party developers that must understand our DB strucutre to write their own plugins or perform custom modiifcations.Documentation base: up to now we have been using wiki as a base for all our docs ( manuals, reference guides and etc). By the way, after writing troubleshooting docs I find it a nightmare using…Continue

Tags: manual, strucutre, database

Online Operations Manual

Started by Janice Hendersen in Questions, Opinions, and Thoughts. Last reply by John Melendez Jun 14. 1 Reply

Hello Peers :) I have been tasked with doing revisions on an online Operations Manual. I have never done one before and am a little nervous. I amused to doing "plain" technical writing, where I document a process step-by-step. This is totally different and Ihave been told to bring my "A" game. I am sure a lot of you are more experienced than I in doing these types of projects. Any suggestions or ideas would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance!Continue

Suggestions on Software

Started by Sarah Carling in Questions, Opinions, and Thoughts. Last reply by Jeffrey Gantner Jun 7. 3 Replies

Hi all, First off, I'd like to introduce myself. My name is Sarah from Indianapolis, IN. I am not only new to the Technical Writing World, but I am also new to the Technical Writing profession. My current employer has asked that I try to find a new software to help with the organization and ease of our written materials. We currently are using Help & Manual and we have had nothing but issues working this product! We would like to find a product that would be able to incorporate the…Continue

Tags: writing, tech, guidance, feedback, software

Training Guide Tempate

Started by Arpita Pillai in Questions, Opinions, and Thoughts May 29. 0 Replies

Hi All,Let me introduce myself before we begin our relationship. I am technical writer with over 9 years of experience in documenting software products. I have worked in several domains over my course. I took a personal break and now re-joining back after almost 5 years. I have a lot to catch up. I have recently started my job at Sydney, and I really want to give my best.While I am working on updating their current documentation, I have been asked to prepare a training instruction template.…Continue

Tags: Tempate, Guide, Training

Training Guide Tempate

Started by Arpita Pillai in Questions, Opinions, and Thoughts May 29. 0 Replies

Hi All,Let me introduce myself before we begin our relationship. I am technical writer with over 9 years of experience in documenting software products. I have worked in several domains over my course. I took a personal break and now re-joining back after almost 5 years. I have a lot to catch up. I have recently started my job at Sydney, and I really want to give my best.While I am working on updating their current documentation, I have been asked to prepare a training instruction template.…Continue

Tags: Tempate, Guide, Training

dropdown, drop-down, or drop down?

Started by Darla Craven in Questions, Opinions, and Thoughts. Last reply by Indranil Sen May 23. 1 Reply

Hi,This is my first question...Which version of dropdown is correct? Do IEEE standards specify such things?Thanks!Continue

Document Control Software options

Started by Andrea Altenburg in Software and Stuff. Last reply by Dennis Divine May 22. 1 Reply

Hello,I work as a technical writing in the manufacturing industry. Myself and the two other tech writers I work with are generating hundreds of documents that then get translated into 13 languages for all of our international plants.Currently, we use Sharepoint to house all of our published documents, but are looking into software options for document control that we can use from first draft to publishing. Ideally, it would also include options for "discussion boards" where we can release a…Continue

Resources, Books and Content Input

Started by Sarah Carling in Questions, Opinions, and Thoughts May 2. 0 Replies

I was hoping to gain some ideas of resources, books, and or content that may have been helpful to you in the past. Being new to this profession, I could use all the knowledge and help I can get my hands on!I feel like I'm swimming in a sea of unknowns and every task is like a four way stop. Not knowing what will happen if I go "x" way. I am currently in charge of writing 6 very technical products. Should you know of articles, Books, Websites etc. that have been helpful to you and you are…Continue

Opportunity for Technical Writers in Telecom Domain - Bangalore

Started by Shiva A in Careers Apr 7. 0 Replies

Hi Folks,Looking for Technical Writers who has worked in Telecom Domain for Telecom R&D labs, Bangalore.Location :: BangaloreEmployment Type :: Permanent Exp. Level :: 4 - 7 YearsMandatory Skills Required ::Hands on Experience in Technical WritingDomain :: Telecom / Virtulaization (Cloud) / Networking (NMS) Tools :: 1) Madcap Flare /Madcap Lingo 2) Adobe FrameMaker & RoboHelp3) Adobe Design SuiteIf interested, Kindly share your updated CVs to [email protected]Continue

Tags: Telecom, Writers, Writer, Technical

If you had to hang up your technical writing hat...

Started by Craig Haiss in Careers. Last reply by Celeste Graeff Mar 29. 44 Replies

Technical writers rely on a wide range of skills that transfer well to other careers.Let's imagine that the Powers-That-Be outlawed technical writing, and you were forced to choose a different career. What careers would you consider? How would your existing skills help you in your new career?Feel free to have some fun with this.-CraigContinue

Tags: change, career

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