The social network for technical communicators
The social network for technical communicators
I just finished reading How to Get Started as a Technical Writer by James Gill. I snagged it on eBook…Continue
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
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Hi All,I am working as a Technical Writer since 2004 and still searching for some standards to follow while writing a User Manual and other technical documents.I would be thankful if anyone can elaborate me the standards of technical writing for user manuals.HareemContinue
I'm an undergraduate and in a position where I need to relocate and consider different options for my degree. I am seeing that ASU has an online tech comm degree, but is this a good idea? I have heard that online degrees are notorious for not being taken seriously, but is tech comm the exception or the rule? Any input would be appreciated. Continue
Hello All,I am writing a research paper on technical communication in the aerospace industry, and I was hoping to get some comments on the subject from everyone. Here are my questions:What is the most important technical communication issue in the aerospace industry today?What are the most common problems that technical communicators run into in the aerospace industry?What research, if any, needs to be done in technical communication in the aerospace industry?How is technical communication in…Continue
AllI'll admit to being, perhaps, the last Tech Writer standing that knows little if anything about Madcap Flare . . . . I'm looking, primarily, for CMS functionality, and the flare site dances around their "support" of CMS products . . . . Can anyone with direct knowledge tell me of their experience withe Flare and a CMS?thanks a million!Continue
Hello!I was wondering if anyone had any leads for volunteer work as a technical writer.I have a MA in Literature from McGill University but my only technical writing experience is writing an instruction guide for a children's math game.I am switching careers from being an editor and proofreader.Thank you!Continue
Hi Everyone, my boss gave a an ad-hoc job which is doing technical writing and documentation. I’m just new (no experience in technical documentation) and trying to learn using Adobe FrameMaker making a document. I took over the task from my professional writer colleague who’s using FM but quit the job for other reason. Basically, I learn to create my own document using FM but it is just purely basic writing. All the FM template and files has been given to me after my colleague left but I need…Continue
Hello everyone,I need to put together a proposal for a potential client who is interested in purchasing our software. This is my first time drafting a proposal, so I'm looking for examples or outlines you'd be willing to share. To give you some background, my company sales insurance software to small to mid-sized carriers. Continue
I am translating a material on visual sensors and having a hard time figuring out what to call of this.The situation is that when the sensor senses a circle mark, the sensor sometimes does not detect a fine circle. Instead, the circle becomes a little wavy, having some parts of outline sticking out of the real line, and some parts going inside.I need to express the length of the difference between the real line and the off-points of the detected line. I came up with the following two…Continue
Hello to all,My name is Ricky Martin. I am a student at DeVry University in Chicago. I am wondering if anyone is working as a technical communicator in the Chicagoland area? I would like the opportunity to network.ThanksContinue
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