Planning a Technical Writing Project

Are you planning a technical writing project? As a technical writer or technical writing manager, creating a documentation plan is essential to the success of your next project. A documentation plan is an overview of the entire project from the perspective of a technical writer. This plan is drafted in the early stages of the …

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Camtasia and Snagit Tips

Tips for Camtasia on a Mac Here are links to two videos: How to Delete Multiple Tracks Differences between PDFs and PNGs on Camtasia for Mac Camtasia Relay Tips Here are 2 articles from TechSmith: Tips on the Camtasia Relay Portable Recorder Hotkeys for Camtasia Relay Snagit Tips Here are some useful tips for Snagit: …

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Elearning – Adobe Captivate for Technical Writing

In our previous series of articles, we introduced some of the tools available for producing elearning content. These tools can also enhance projects for technical writers, enriching software documentation and online help content with engaging, interactive material. These articles offer suggestions and tips for technical writers interested in applying useful elearning software to their projects. …

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Elearning Tools for Technical Writing – Studio 360

Studio 360® for Technical Writers In our previous series of articles, we introduced some of the tools available for producing elearning content. These tools can also enhance projects for technical writers, enriching software documentation and online help content with engaging, interactive material. These articles offer suggestions and tips for technical writers interested in applying useful …

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Technical Writing Best Practices

There are many opinions about what good technical writing is. Some focus on the importance of consistency and style, and others on the quality of the writing. In every case, technical writing should always be clear, concise, and easy to use. ProEdit’s technical writing services reflect the industry’s best practices, such as: Analyze the audience. Write …

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History of Technical Writing

What is the history of modern technical writing? Technical writing has been around since the first technical writer, Cro-Magnon man, was drawing on cave walls. However, most experts would agree that the golden age of technical writing started with the invention of the computer. Here are some of the major milestones in technical writing history since the …

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