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© Ugur Akinci You can eliminate a lot of deadwood from your technical writing by eliminating the passive voice and secondary verbs. Here is an example: ORIGINAL: “A decision was made at the Project Management level that the product should be released by the first of the new year.” “A decision was made” is not […]
© Ugur Akinci Here is an example of how NOT to use a title when writing procedural steps: [TITLE] Follow these instructions: Calculate the exact amount of patent fee you need to pay to the United States Patent and Trademark Office by using the PF calculator. Itemize the fees for each individual application by using […]
© Ugur Akinci There are ways to direct the attention of the reader to the subject or object of a title (or subtitle). ———————- QUICK RECAP: In the following sentence, “Shaun loves fish” “Shaun” is the SUBJECT and “fish” is the OBJECT. ———————- You can highlight a title’s subject or object by using active or passive voice appropriately. Here […]
© Ugur Akinci Titles and subtitles may look easy to write but there is usually a lot to design the perfect title for your technical articles and documents. And by “perfect” I mean a title that would help the end-user understand the main point of the documentation easily. Here is a GENERAL RULE that worked for me in the […]
© Ugur Akinci Titles are sometimes also called “headings”, “headlines” or even “headers” (mostly by technical writers coming from a journalism background). Subtitles are sometimes also referred to as “subheadings” or “subheaders.” But a title is used only once in an article or a document: in the very beginning. That’s why an article, a book, […]