Re: PDF Markups >> Hard Copy

Subject: Re: PDF Markups >> Hard Copy
From: Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 24 Dec 2016 15:48:07 -0500

I hear ya, Gene.

I'm not trying to develop a solution for them, per se, ass much as I am
trying to save me the hassle of using ten gabillion Text Callouts and
having to carefully massage each.

And Merry Christmas to all who read and respond to this query.

> Chris

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On Sat, Dec 24, 2016 at 3:41 PM, Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:

> My experience has been that the best way to deal with a client who insists
> on using a difficult process is to use it and let them see what the result
> of not improving it is.
> Of course, if I was their employee or manager, I'd try to implement
> changes or develop workarounds that avoid the worst-case consequences, but
> is that really what this client is paying you to do?
> I know that tomorrow is Christmas, but giving them solutions to their
> infrastructure issues for the price of technical writing sounds to me like
> a gift that goes way beyond a stocking stuffer.
> Gene Kim-Eng
> On 12/24/16 10:59 AM, Chris Morton wrote:
>> In an ideal word that might be a viable solution.
>> But this company's doc control is 100% paper-based. I doubt this solution
>> would fly, given that they've been using the Drawing > Text Callout tool
>> almost exclusively and there appears to be much resistance to change
>> within
>> the organization.
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