Technical Writing

Document Warnings and Special Notices

Document Warnings and Special Notices

Document warnings and special notices are graphical conventions designed to call visual attention to an important piece of content within a process or set of instructions. Manuals that contain procedures for installing hardware or software applications may require a specific order of operations. [Read more…]

Typographical Conventions

Typographical Conventions

Typographical conventions are applied to text to call attention to content with significant value and empathize meaning for the content. Convention formatting includes the family, weight, size, and color of the font assigned to a particular piece of content.  [Read more…]

Keep Your Document Design Simple

Keep Your Document Design Simple

Creating newsletters, pamphlets, or other documents benefit from a clean, simple design. A clean document design is a combination of common sense and simplicity. Look at examples of documents and web pages you find attractive and use those elements as a guide for your design. Here are some basic tips to make your design easier on the eyes and improve your content development. [Read more…]