Re: Requirements for Cover of PDF

Subject: Re: Requirements for Cover of PDF
From: David Crosswell <davidcrosswell -at- internode -dot- on -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2013 10:17:57 +1000

On 26/04/13 10:05, Keith Hood wrote:
> Snazzy artwork. Unless your boss likes turning out docs that look like Army field manuals.

Whatever doesn't detract from the content and focuses on the information.
Cheers!

David.

>
>
> --- On Wed, 4/24/13, Nancy Allison <maker -at- verizon -dot- net> wrote:
>
> From: Nancy Allison <maker -at- verizon -dot- net>
> Subject: Requirements for Cover of PDF
> To: techwr-l -at- techwr-l -dot- com
> Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 9:53 AM
>
> Hi, all.
>
> We're redesigning the front covers of our user manuals for the first
> time in 20+ years, and I've been asked to provide a list of required
> elements. The user manuals are PDFs of traditional print books.
>
> We use FrameMaker, and I've come up with these elements. (They are all
> variables that are carried through the rest of the manual, if it
> matters):
>
> --Product Family (usually an alphanumeric item such as "W1760" --
> we're an engineering company, after all)
> --Product Name (descriptive text, such as "Toaster Reclamation Robot")
> --Type of document (User Guide, Quick Start Guide, Reference Guide,
> etc.)
> --Our company name and address
> --Document number
> --Revision
> --Date of publication
>
> Do you have anything else on your front covers?
>
> Thanks!
> --Nancy
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