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Technical Writing For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-06942-4
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336 pages
April 2011
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Introduction.

PART I: What It Takes to Write Technical Documentation.

Chapter 1: Accelerating Your Career the "Write" Way.

Chapter 2: The Person to Whom You're Speaking.

PART II: The Write Stuff.

Chapter 3: Creating a Team and a Plan.

Chapter 4: Don't Be a Draft Dodger.

Chapter 5: Visualize This!

Chapter 6: Going In for a Tone Up.

Chapter 7: Dotting the Eyes and Crossing the Tees.

PART III: Types of Technical Documents.

Chapter 8: The Ultimate User Manual.

Chapter 9: Writing in the Abstract.

Chapter 10: Writing Spec Sheets.

Chapter 11: How Am I Doing? That Is the Question(naire).

Chapter 12: I Came, I Spoke, I Conquered.

Chapter 13: Executive Sum-Upmanship.

PART IV: Computers and More.

Chapter 14: Doing_Research_Online.com.

Chapter 15: Sights and Sounds.

Chapter 16: Computer-Based Training (CBT).

Chapter 17: Web-Based Training: CBT on Steroids.

Chapter 18: Creating Online Help.

PART V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 19: Ten Ways to Make Your Technical Documents Shout "Read Me!".

Chapter 20: Ten Tips for Publishing in a Technical Journal.

Chapter 21: Ten Things to Know about Filing a Patent.

Chapter 22: Ten Tips for Writing a Grant Proposal.

Appendix A: Punctuation Made Easy.

Appendix B: Grammar's Not Grueling.

Appendix C: Abbreviations and Metric Equivalents.

Appendix D: Technical Jabberwocky.

Index.

Book Registration Information.
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