TweetThe way images are presented in documents and online Help contributes to the overall impression of the “cleanliness” of your publications. I often see examples of screenshots that are not formatted properly, stick out, and look ugly. Below are some guidelines I use when inserting screenshots. Some may be obvious, some may not conform to [...]
TweetWelcome to my new blog – TechComm for Life. My name is Jason Nichols and I started this blog to post various tips and thoughts in the world of technical communication. As well as being a way to share this information with others, I also want to share it with myself so I don’t forget [...]
TweetYou may already be familiar with TweetDeck, the application for Twitter that allows you to monitor your favourite tweeps and tweets. This post however is aimed at newbies to both Twitter and TweetDeck, especially some friends and colleagues of mine who still use the Twitter web page to post and read tweets. Keeping up to [...]
TweetAs you may know, Adobe Presenter (I use version 7) does not support slide transitions in PowerPoint—they are not converted in the output (unlike slide animations, which are). However, there is a simple (albeit limited) workaround: Add a box to the slide which is animated to fade in or out. Example: You want a smooth [...]
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TweetAdobe Presenter is one of the easiest tools for creating elearning modules. Already have a training presentation? Use Presenter (which is a plugin to PowerPoint) to quickly convert it to video, complete with narration and notes. When I first started using Presenter, these are the five things that I did after generating my first Presenter [...]