Technical Articles

Here you will find professional articles that have been published in the magazine Opens internal link in current window'technische kommunikation', in the Opens external link in new windowtcworld magazine or in other tekom publications since 1999. Anyone can search the article archive. But only tekom members can read entire articles. You will need your tekom membership number to register.

     

  • technische kommunikation 6/2005

    Dieter Gust: Adobe FrameMaker Importing Graphics – Part 2

    <a href="http://www.tekom.de/artikel/artikel_1472.html">Part 1</a> of these practical tips on Adobe FrameMaker dealt with the importing of pixel  [...]

  • technische kommunikation 6/2005

    Peter Oehmig: How You Can Get Your Money’s Worth

    About 5 years ago an article on the topic "Expenses in Technical Documentation" appeared for the first time in ’technical communication‘. Now, 5  [...]

  • technische kommunikation 6/2005

    Ulrich Thiele: True colour

    The old black and white printers seem to have run their race, and have now made way for the new laser colour printers. The first user manuals, created  [...]

  • technische kommunikation 6/2005

    Holger Matthes: Handling Graphics Efficiently

    Technical Documentation does not live by texts alone. Undoubtedly, graphics and illustrations improve the comprehensibility of user instructions and  [...]

  • MultiLingual Computing &amp; Technology 6/2005

    Christoph Niedermair: Word Games

    Without a doubt, delivering translation and localization services for the game and toy industries is more than child’s play. These days, with billions  [...]

  • MultiLingual Computing &amp; Technology 6/2005

    Serge Gladkoff: Fundamentals of Pricing Strategy

    How much can I ask for it?” That is the question. A reasonable buyer would not offer the highest possible bid in an auction. A reasonable seller of  [...]

  • MultiLingual Computing &amp; Technology 6/2005

    Renato Beninatto and Donald A. DePalma: Language Industry Focuses on Life After Consolidation

    In any business with more than a few suppliers, it’s hard to stand out. Paper companies spend enormous sums convincing you that their facial tissue or  [...]

  • technische kommunikation 5/2005

    Markus Nickl: Knowing Your Target Groups

    It is not exactly easy to define target groups for printed texts. But the task of definition gets all the more difficult in the case of hypertexts.  [...]

  • technische kommunikation 5/2005

    Christian Féneyrol: The Direct Road

    Firms that export to the USA are faced with the challenge of having to deliver accompanying TD that meets the requirements of that country. This is  [...]

  • technische kommunikation 5/2005

    Tevfik Turan: Turkish Language

    Language: Turkish (Türkçe) <br />Spoken by: Mother tongue to about 60 million people <br />Official language in: The Republic of Turkey <br />ISO  [...]

  • technische kommunikation 5/2005

    Dieter Gust: Adobe FrameMaker Importing Graphics – Part 1

    The graphics import in Adobe FrameMaker is no worse and no better than several other programmes: pixel formats are imported reasonably well. But the  [...]

  • technische kommunikation 5/2005

    Kenneth S. Kilimnik: Product Liability in the USA

    A lot is said about American product liability. Some call it a bottomless pit gouging the pockets of hapless manufacturers. A closer look at the legal  [...]

  • technische kommunikation 5/2005

    Martin Galbierz: GPSG Seeks More Control

    Germany is the foremost when it comes to product recalls. In no other country in the EU are so many products recalled from circulation or improved  [...]

  • MultiLingual 5/2005

    Addison P. Phillips: Web Services and Internationalization

    For the past few years, much attention has been paid to Web services. What are Web services? They are a new XML-based technology that allows computer  [...]

  • technische kommunikation 5/2005

    Martin Tillmann: The Structured Table of Contents (TOC)

    As experience shows, users generally do not read their instruction manuals from beginning to end. But they are rather eager to know the entire product  [...]

  • technische kommunikation 5/2005

    Birgit Wöllbrink: Terminology Work With crossTerm

    The software developer Nero has released a revised version of integrated translation environment "across“ into the market. Version 3.0 has a  [...]

  • technische kommunikation 5/2005

    Robert Schäfer: Standard For The 3rd Dimension

    Engineering and development domains can no longer do away with three dimensional data models – they are here to stay. In technical documentation  [...]

  • Newsletter Print 2/2005

    Christian Féneyrol und Felix Ried: Increasing Efficiency of Multi-Lingual Communication

    Interactions between TMS, CMS and workflow result in advantages that affect the entire information life-cycle. The advantages manifest themselves in  [...]

  • Newsletter Print 2/2005

    Christoph Altenhofen: From Document Management to Strategic Content Management

    If we consider the requirements of systems for supporting editorial work in technical communication, it can be established that there is a big  [...]

  • Newsletter Print 2/2005

    Wolfgang Ziegler: Requirements of Content Management Systems: Definition According to Need

    In all companies, the requirements of an editorial system are worked out individually from the analysis of existing functioning and the definition of  [...]