Blogs: Technical writing
With the introduction of the Help Server back in the days of the Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 release, Microsoft introduced a new work process in terms of managing documentation for Microsoft Dynamics NAV. The User Manuals for standard functionality were no longer provided in the .doc or .pdf formats, while the online Help system transitioned from the .chm files to HTML files on the Help Server. So, should you also move your help content exclusively to the HTML format? Well, it depends…
When designing a solution or writing product documentation, it is essential to follow certain adopted standards. This aspect is often overlooked and underestimated in the development process. Moreover, an abundance of various guidelines often makes it hard to choose the right guide for you.
If you are a non-native English speaker working in IT, which is quite common, you usually work in an English-speaking environment, and often have to deal with documentation or correspondence. Naturally, you experience all sorts of language-related difficulties, one of which is transitivity of verbs.