tips and tricks

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RDF is not XML – RDF serialization and iiRDS metadata
The world of technical writing loves XML. Its document type definitions are the foundation of structured authoring. XML and the underlying schemas structure the content of our information products. The benefits are twofold. Content is consistently structured and easy to read. Authors have an easier time writing the con ...


August 26, 2017. Workshop "Visualize Information". Workshop in Frankfurt/Main
Katrin Mehl and Elisabeth Fischer from parson present a workshop about how to use images in technical documentation.
Be brave. Write more verbs
I love verbs. Verbs are active and lively. They talk to me. Nouns don't.
Technical Writing with oXygen
For oXygen I have to thank my colleague Mark. He was looking for an XML editor for script programming and downloaded a test version of oXygen. Soon we found out that with oXygen we could easily create XML documentation in common standards like DITA or Docbook. We bought a floating license for the oXygen XML Editor, whi ...


FrameMaker Tips & Tricks 3: How to Change to Smart Quotes
Sometimes we have to use language-dependent typographic quotation marks (“”) in FrameMaker. They are also known as smart quotes or curly quotes and are often used in German. But the type of smart quotes cannot be set in the FrameMaker template. You have to edit the make.ini file.
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