• How to substitute your custom CSS when using DITA Open Toolkit transforms

    When you want to use the DITA Open  Toolkit transforms but you want to use your own CSS, here's how to substitute  your CSS for HTML Help (CHM). Here's how I was able to substitute my own CSS (Cascading Styl...
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  • Best practices in technical documentation

    If you're in Austin, you're welcome  to attend the Society for Technical Communication meeting where I'll be  moderating a discussion about best practices for documentation.   I'll be moderating a disc...
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  • Tip for those pesky vssver.scc files

    Batch changes to mark files as  hidden makes life a little easier when using Visual Source Safe and Dreamweaver  to edit HTML files I author online Help in Dreamweaver and use Visual Source Safe (VSS) to sto...
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  • Getting Started with DITA

    A brief overview for a couple of  fellow Austin writers who have asked me recently how and where to get started  with DITA. I have gotten two similar questions about getting started with DITA in the  ti...
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  • DITA and wiki combo

    Darwin Information Typing  Architecture, meet Wiki Time for me to geek out a bit on the convergence of a couple of tech pubs  technologies that just might find a way to work together.   I just found th...
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  • How to implement a document or records management system that meets ISO standards

    As a follow-on to the "Best  Practices in document management systems post, I received an email with a  pointer to a comprehensive doc management process I received a great follow up email from Bob, the pers...
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  • Best practices for document management systems

    Complex, to be sure, document  management systems are helpful to IT departments and tech pubs alike I recently received a question about best practices for electronic document  management systems using Word ...
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  • MS-DOS tips for time and date stamps

    How to make zip files and folders  with a formatted date and time stamp as the folder name in a DOS batch file  automatically We have a help rendition system internally, where all we writers do is create...
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