Abstract: A good overview of things to think about when writing computer software manuals and on-line help.
Keywords: book review, software, consulting, entrepreneur, publishing, user manuals, online help, usability, documentation, technical writing, electronic data processing, computers, authorship.
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Title: How to Write Usable User Documentation, Second Edition
Author: Edmond H. Weiss
Publisher: Oryx Press
Date Published: January 1991
ISBN: 0897746392
LOCN: QA76.165.W44 1991
Dewey: 808/.066004 20
Pages: 267
Bibliography: 22
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Author:        Weiss, Edmond H.
Title:         How to write usable user documentation / by
                  Edmond H. Weiss.
Edition:       2nd ed.
Published:     Phoenix, AZ : Oryx Press, 1991.
Description:   ix, 267 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
LC Call No.:   QA76.165.W44 1991
Dewey No.:     808/.066004 20
ISBN:          0897746392
Notes:         Includes bibliographical references (p. 260-261)
                  and index.
Subjects:      Electronic data processing -- Authorship.
               Computers -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
               Technical writing.
Control No.:   91014008 


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