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Read Me First!: A Style Guide for the Computer Industry, Second Edition by Sun Technical Publications

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Chapter 10. Working With an Editor

Writing computer documentation involves converting raw information from engineers and marketing professionals into a useful, well-written document. The final document often is a result of efforts from the entire publications team, including writer, editor, designer, illustrator, and production coordinator. However, the content of the document is most closely developed through the work of writer and editor.

This chapter discusses the following topics:

  • “Technical Editor’s Role” on page 187

  • “Editor’s Role in Producing Online Documents” on page 188

  • “Types of Editing” on page 189

  • “Edit Schedules” on page 194

  • “Document Submission” on page 195

  • “Editing Marks” on page 195

  • “Edit Style Sheet” on page 195

Technical Editor’s Role ...

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