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How to write computer manuals for users

Susan J. Grimm

How to write computer manuals for users

by Susan J. Grimm

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Published by Lifetime Learning Publications in Belmont, Ca .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electronic data processing -- Authorship,
  • Computers -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Technical writing

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSusan J. Grimm.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA76.165 .G74 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 211 p. :
    Number of Pages211
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3480817M
    ISBN 100534979416
    LC Control Number82000131

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