Hot answers tagged

2

The only reason to use figure titles if they already have a caption is to refer to multiple figures throughout the text, particularly if each one has multiple panels. If so, they should merely say Fig. 1 A, for example. Take a look at any scientific article for examples of this, here's one for starters. As for your example, I don't think you really need ...


1

You can use LaTeX to create PDFs for publishers who accept submissions in that file format. Otherwise, don't use LaTeX --edit-- (unless they instructed you to use a specific LaTeX class for your document, a specialized situation) --edit-- I believe there are a few scientific journals that accept LaTeX code as submittals, but they usually require you ...


1

Write and seek feedback! Useful ways to get feedback: Volunteer for writing projects that will be reviewed critically. Reviewers are often more attentive and critical when reviewing promotional content, rather than technical. However, for many products, promotional content needs to be technical. As a technical writer, you should know your company's ...


1

The key to good tech writing is not style. Style helps with clarity, and that is useful, but it is not enough. They key is to present the right information to enable a particular user, with a particular background and set of skills, to complete a task. The goal is correct action, not necessarily understanding. Too much information is almost as bad as not ...


1

The first is most often seen. Most journals have their own specifications for citations, but that one is very common. Also note you don't always have to place them at the end of a sentence. See here for examples.


1

You can create responsive HTML5 outputs that have interactive elements, like slideshows, using native MadCap Flare functionality AND you can extend Flare's native functionality by incorporating a pre-coded, front-end framework like Bootstrap. Here's some brief examples of how to accomplish what I think you are referring to above. Slideshows See Flare's ...



Only top voted, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible