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Information to help technical writers and editors, shared by Jay Martin.

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Help for technical writers and editors

Information to help technical writers and editors.

Word templates made easy

A new Word template is easier to start with a macro that reads style descriptions.

Next steps after a fresh installation of Windows 10

A new computer at a new job, or a reimaged computer, often requires further setup of Windows 10.

Checklist for a quick proofread

Many problems are fixed (or confirmed absent) by a quick proofread of a Word document.

Recipe with every step smile

If a recipe included every step, it might look like these highly detailed instructions for making waffles.


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