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Dealing with different SMEs
Sep 25, 2012 Ξ Leave a comment

Dealing with different SMEs

posted by vineet

Apparently, the most challenging task for any technical writer is to extract complete and accurate information from the Subject Matter Expert (SME). This task becomes even more difficult if the  Full Article »

Research

Functional Requirements Specifications
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Functional Requirements Specifications

posted by Tenneti

This document lists the features of the product and the various functionalities that must be available in the product. You can use this document to update the User’s guide and  Full Article »

Skills

Enhance your reading skills
Sep 3, 2012 Ξ Leave a comment

Enhance your reading skills

posted by sukhjit

To master the skill of writing, intensive reading is required. Effective reading is one of the basic traits required in almost all the professions.

Skills

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How critical is a technical writer’s job?

posted by sukhjit

Most people consider technical writing to be mere copying content from functional documents or source documents, but the fact remains that a technical writer’s job is far more than the  Full Article »

Writing

Writing your first draft
Sep 3, 2012 Ξ Leave a comment

Writing your first draft

posted by mamatha

  Technical content creation is done in a series of steps. First conduct research, and determine the purpose and the audience. Next, compile information and organize it into a readable  Full Article »

Review

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Checklists in documentation

posted by nanda

Having a comprehensive checklist is like covering an entire, voluminous style guide in a nutshell.

Review

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Consistency: Editors’ winning tip

posted by nanda

Editing is all about four C’s.

Review

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Copy edit lingo

posted by nanda

Copy editing is one of the levels of editing in DDLC. Copy edit focuses on detailed review for grammar, spelling, word usage, and punctuation errors.

Review

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All the proof you need….

posted by nanda

Proofreading is the final stage in the editorial process – the final quality control (QC) check-through before publishing the text.

Review

Sep 3, 2012 Ξ 1 comment

Employing self review in documentation

posted by nanda

It is appeasing to the eye and mind to read information that is crisp, easy to grasp, and error free.

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Self Review Checklist

Self Review Checklist

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