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Re: Any more ideas on demonstrating the documentation process?
Subject:Re: Any more ideas on demonstrating the documentation process? From:Donna Horowitz <horowit -at- en -dot- com> To:GEORGE Grider 901/360-4002 <ggrider -at- fedex -dot- com>, "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Sun, 16 Jul 2000 11:01:52 -0400
Here are two ideas:
Have them write about something that everyone should know. I like
these because they also involve the need for cautions and warnings:
parking a car
Still keeping it simple, have them write about something they may not
know about. You could even provide them with the type of specs we as
writers often receive about new equipment that isn't quite developed
with the always amusing marketing manager's comment, "You have
everything you need to write the manual." Be sure to leave out at
least one key detail.
Vehicles come to mind:
changing a headlamp
changing windshield washer blades
replacing the battery
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