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Unformatted text preview: styles, which help ensure stylistic consistency (and enable writers to create automatic tables of contents). Writers can use several techniques to revise, edit, and proofread technical documents. The first is to study the document using a checklist. (Markel also discuss the advantages and disadvantages of using the outline view, spell checkers, grammar checkers, electronic thesauri, and the find-and-replace feature.) The second technique is to seek help from someone else. The third is to usability test the document. (Usability testing is the process of conducting controlled experiments to determine how users interact with and work from a document.) There are other techniques that writers use, but these provide a good starting place....
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This note was uploaded on 06/13/2011 for the course ENG 202 taught by Professor Emily during the Summer '11 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.
- Summer '11