If you have added a structured application to the default ones provided by FrameMaker 8, proceed with caution before you install the patch for FrameMaker 8.0p266. The install will replace your applications definition file (structapps.fm) file without making a backup version. I had customized my … Read More
We’re giving away free admission to the DocTrain East 2007 conference (October 16-20 in Lowell, MA). The contest closes on Friday (August 31), so there is still time for you to get your name in the hat: Enter the drawing We will announce the winner … Read More
I just installed a wireless mouse on my PC here in the office. The instructions that came with the mouse have some interesting turns of phrase, including this gem: [The mouse] combines with 27MH RF wireless technology, user-defined keys, and outstanding design, so that you … Read More
Our Publishing Nightmares contest ends on Monday, March 5, so enter soon! Tell us about the horrors that lurk within your publishing workflow, and you might win 10 hours of free consulting.
As part of our ongoing tenth-anniversary celebration, we’re giving away 10 copies of Technical Writing 101. For details on the giveaway, check out the February issue of Illuminations. I often refer to Technical Writing 101 as the “little book that could.” In the summer of … Read More
As of this afternoon, the snow is melted, but I justed wanted to prove that we do TOO get snow in North Carolina. Oh, and that green stuff in the background? Those are daffodil shoots that started coming up last week during the heat wave.
In 2007, we’re celebrating our tenth anniversary at Scriptorium. As part of this milestone, we’re going to offer discounts and giveaways throughout the year. Our first special is 10 percent off any public training class on FrameMaker, XML, XSL, InDesign, or Photoshop. To get the … Read More
In addition to our redesigned front page, we are also creating a searchable calendar to make it easier to get information about upcoming classes and events. The calendar isn’t linked on our web site yet because I’m still hammering out a few things, but you … Read More
A recent study found that the number of students in online college classes is still rising: Roughly one in six students enrolled in higher education – about 3.2 million people – took at least one online course last fall, a sharp increase defying predictions that … Read More
We sometimes use stock images for marketing materials, book covers, and the like. We recently found a stock photo site that sells some high-quality images for a fraction of what of you pay at better-known stock photo firms. Buying a royalty-free image for $3 instead … Read More