Questions tagged [documentation]

Questions regarding the writing of any kind of technical documentation. For software-documentation and api-documentation related questions, see the aforementioned tags.

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Tech Writing Research [closed]

I'm looking for data on the role technical documentation can play in pre-sales perceptions and/or buying decisions. I see people talk about it in articles, as if it's fact, but I never see data cited. ...
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Preferred word for “preferred”, “target”, “chosen” in end user support documentation

I'm having trouble finding and sticking to one word to indicate whatever value the user intends to use with my instructions. For example: Select your preferred printer. I'm wondering what ...
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What are the recommended sizes for a text box?

If I am making a text box for an online document, how many characters should I leave for things like names and dates?
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How to include external references when writing internal documentation?

In the IT industry, we often write a lot of technical documentation meant for internal use only. Those documents are often stored in an internal wiki and accessed when the need arises. The content ...