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How to Edit Technical Documents, Text Only - 95 edition

How to Edit Technical Documents, Text Only ()

Summary: How to Edit Technical Documents is the most concise and clearly presented discussion of the editor's role and responsibilities to the writer, the reader, and the publishing process--including changes that result from technological advances in editing. The authors describe the demands of communicating complicated information, in print and on screen, without diminishing the expressive power of language. As a result, users learn the skills necessary to become contributi moreng members of any organization that requires informed and imaginative editors.

The authors have written a highly informative guide and accompanying workbook that cover the the more complex issues associated with quality technical editing, such as substantive content editing and working with writers within organizations. Other subjects discussed include cutting copy, the editor's role in document organization, choosing the right words, sentences with style, paragraph organization, and

  • using grammar in technical editing (with an introduction to transformational grammar for restructuring sentences)
  • editing graphics
  • marking manuscripts
  • dealing with typescripts under deadline
  • editing technical manuals and proposals
Because How to Edit Technical Documents includes a 184-page workbook of examples and exercises, users benefit from a complete instructional program. less

Edition/Copyright: 95
Publisher: Oryx Press
Year Published: 1995
International: No

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