Illustrating Computer Documentation

Illustrating Computer DocumentationWilliam Horton

Illustrating Computer Documentation is the first guide for documentation specialists who need to communicate difficult technical information clearly through the use of graphics. Not simply a “how to” book of computer graphics techniques, it is an “idea” book—a conceptual approach to negotiating the difficult mix of words and pictures. Read more

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Length: 329 pages
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With this guide, you’ll learn how to produce attractive and clearly illustrated documents. William outlines an array of illustrative techniques used in his own professional consultancy work—from everyday lists and tables, symbols, to the more elaborate challenges of photos, drawings and diagrams, and maps—allowing you to literally mold, shape, and sculpt your ideas .Written by an award-winning veteran of the communications industry, Illustrating Computer Documentation shows you a clear, learn-by-seeing approach to the basics as well as fine points of producing clear and creative graphics for documentation:

  • Learn to think visually
  • Language of graphics
  • General purpose graphical forms
  • Displaying graphics online
  • Design a pictorial language
  • Electronically link text and pictures

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This book was originally published in 1991 by John Wiley & sons as ISBN 0-471-53845-0.

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