By Patricia A. Robinson

Twenty-five years in the past, what number of people have been considering the net every day? you can now locate every little thing, together with technical and guideline manuals, on-line. yet a few issues by no means switch. clients nonetheless desire directions and warnings to steer them within the secure and correct use of goods. sturdy layout, transparent directions and warnings, placement of pix, the entire conventional parts carry real even if designing for print or on-line fabrics. And technical writers nonetheless desire these most dear commodities—time and information—to do their jobs good. one other consistent, Writing and Designing Manuals and Warnings, now in its fourth version, deals real-world advice in response to real-world knowledge for the advance of product documentation.


See What’s New within the Fourth Edition:




  • New association to explain the foundations of guide and caution development

  • Coverage of the electronic revolution and the worldwide marketplace

  • Expanded part on product safeguard and warnings

  • Information on foreign criteria for warnings



Backed through learn and Collective Experience


Drawn from the collective adventure of 1000s of technical writers, image artists, and product security engineers, besides the author’s approximately 30 years of expertise aiding businesses increase directions and warnings, this how-to publication covers each point of constructing state of the art product manuals and defense warnings. full of examples that exhibit how sturdy manuals and powerful warnings can upload price for your company’s items and construct repeat company, whereas whilst lowering legal responsibility publicity, the textual content demonstrates the best way to create manuals that provide items a aggressive area and increase buyer pride. Solidly grounded in learn, yet no longer a stuffy educational treatise, this down-to-earth, functional booklet is a survival consultant for writers within the genuine global of brief time cut-off dates and tight budgets.


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