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Designing Tools to Aid Technical Editors: A Needs Analysis

TCJSFTC Volume 42, Number 2, ISSN 0049-3155


Surveys 28 expert technical editors regarding their views on editing and how computer-based tools could aid their work. Finds that the editing environment, the process of editing, the skills involved, and the errors found all influenced the types of tools need. Names tools the editors used and suggests others that should be developed. (SR)


Duffy, T.M. (1995). Designing Tools to Aid Technical Editors: A Needs Analysis. Technical Communication: Journal of the Society for Technical Communication, 42(2), 262. Retrieved December 11, 2019 from .

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