The Pen tool is the defining tool of Illustrator. Using this tool and its related tools you can recreate any shape as a vector graphic.
Knowledgedoc Technical Writing Blog - September 2015
Technical writers don’t just write. We are highly accomplished professionals who are multi-skilled. In order to write effectively, technical writers must have research, analysis and interviewing skills to gather the required information together, expert writing skills, strong design and layout skills, editing expertise and a knowledge of output formats and publishing tools.
A software user guide that we write has a summary of changes between versions listed at the top of a document. I like to view this list when I’m reviewing the document. Also, when I’m editing documents I often want to view the table of contents at the same time as I’m reading the body of the document.
For instructor-led training to be effective and enduring, content is needed before, during and after the face-to-face session. In this article I’ll briefly discuss a project where we designed training materials using single sourcing.
In Creating role-based user guides using single sourcing, I discussed how we can reuse topics and books to organise and publish user guides. The same approach works for training materials by:
- reusing content from the user guides
- creating new training content and reusing it for multiple purposes and audiences.
Welcome to part two of the three part series on creating a vector image of a logo from a source file in Adobe Illustrator. This article will demonstrate the process for the Dell logo, which is labelled for reuse.
In the last part we created the background of the logo. Now it is time to focus on the text.