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The User Manual Manual : How to Research, Write, Test, Edit & Produce a…

by Michael Bremer

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The User Manual Manual is a master's course on creating software manuals. Written for writers, managers and producers, it describes the grammar, style, techniques and tricks needed to write a manual that gets read. It explains how to understand and target readers, technically inclined or not -- even if they're kids. Plus, it covers special topics including: dealing with rush projects, preparing for internationalization, and handling projects with multiple writers, multiple platforms and multiple bosses.The User Manual Manual is a guided tour through the entire process of creating a user manual from initial concept through writing, testing, editing and production to postmortem. It contains sample documents, worksheets and checklists to help writers work smarter and faster.… (more)
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Technical writing is just like programming. Instead of programming computers, you're programming people.

If you are a technical writer, or if your job calls for occasional technical writing, including how-tos and step-by-step instruction, this guide is for you. Read it and/or use it as a reference. ( )
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The User Manual Manual is a master's course on creating software manuals. Written for writers, managers and producers, it describes the grammar, style, techniques and tricks needed to write a manual that gets read. It explains how to understand and target readers, technically inclined or not -- even if they're kids. Plus, it covers special topics including: dealing with rush projects, preparing for internationalization, and handling projects with multiple writers, multiple platforms and multiple bosses.The User Manual Manual is a guided tour through the entire process of creating a user manual from initial concept through writing, testing, editing and production to postmortem. It contains sample documents, worksheets and checklists to help writers work smarter and faster.

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