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essential information without unnecessary wordiness, repetition, or detail. Correctness A measure of the extent to which a particular document observes the conventions of grammar, punctuation, spelling and usage.. Design Features These include typography, spacing, color, special paper, and other such aspects of a document's appearance. Professional Appearance A measure of the extent to which a particular document adheres to the
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applicable standards for formatting and is well-designed and neatly printed. Technical Communication The creating, designing, and transmitting of technical information so that people can understand it easily and use it safely, effectively, and efficiently; also, the resulting products (proposals, letters, reports, Web site, etc.). Technical Communicator An individual whose primary job duties include creating such documents as manuals, proposals, reports, sales literature, Web sites, letters, journal articles, and speeches, often using words, graphics, and online media to convey information. Technical Professionals Engineers, scientists, business people, and other technically trained individuals, most of whom do a substantial amount of on-the-job writing. Primary Audience People who use your document in carrying out their jobs. Secondary Audience People who need to stay aware of developments in the organization but who will not directly act on or respond to your document.
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