© Ugur Akinci If you wonder when to write a number in Arabic numerals and when to spell it out openly, guess no more. MS Word has a grammar setting that lets you know whether you are doing it correctly or wrong. The general rule is this: 1) Spell out all single-digit numbers. 2) Use […]
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© Ugur Akinci There are several ways to count the words automatically in a MS Word 2007 and 2010 document. Here is a sample MS Word document with body text, text box, end note, and footnotes: (Click to enlarge the image) 1) Count every word, EXCEPT textboxes, footnotes and endnotes The first one is to count […]
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© Ugur Akinci A well-known company is looking for a Senior Technical Writer. And here is the employment ad issued by its Human Resources department: “We are seeking a Senior Technical Writer who will be a core part of the company’s communications effort from a technical perspective. They will be responsible for writing and editing technical product […]
David Herrick TCC Guest Writer & Sr. Illustrator Here are some of the most commonly used perspective types in illustrations in general: Isometric View All parallel lines remain parallel. 2 point perspective All horizontal parallel Lines recede to Vanishing Points. Vertical parallel lines remain vertical and parallel to each other. 2 point perspective In this […]
David Herrick TCC Guest Writer & Sr. Illustrator The simplest way to indicate a criss-cross in a wiring diagram (or anything, really) using Adobe Illustrator. If you have a sketch or diagram already, scan it and save the scan as a JPEG or PNG, then open a new document in Adobe Illustrator. Choose “place” from […]