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Strictly significant role of halal in Islam

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 Saqib Nazeer Ali (October 11, 2018)  Muslim's lifestyle base wisely on halal standard being Muslim means following command of Allah which describe by beloved last Prophet Muhammad (P. B. U. H) in accordance with that knowledge is necessary for all start with early ages within them Quran recitation within Arabic pronunciation is a must do act's start with early ages so people of Islam understand whats written precisely .. (Technical Writing)

What You Need To Know About Management Assignment Help Services

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 Kamil Jain (April 20, 2016)  You may have heard about management assignment help services but you may still be wondering what is in there for you; you have to know that it will save you a great deal of time and stress. If you are planning to order for management assignment help for the very first time you may be wondering how the process really works. The good news is that there is nothing that is really .. (Technical Writing)

Where To Find Economics Assignment Help

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 Kamil Jain (March 18, 2016)  As a core part of global business, economics is such an important subject that is taught in different educational institutions; it plays an integral role in areas of overall production, capital and manufacturing capacity in all other areas. Whether a student is studying macroeconomics or microeconomics, they need to put a lot of effort in order to complete their economics homework and .. (Technical Writing)

How to Avoid Essay Writing Scams

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 Lora Davis (January 14, 2016)  It is an open secret that there have been online paper writing services for a long time now, in fact since the internet first went public. It may appear like every other day there is a new company promising students great deals on report writing help. You only need to do an online search and you will get bombarded by all type of advertisements promising things such as computer science .. (Technical Writing)

Production technologies of the mobile shell are introduced

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 Michael Fox (January 08, 2014)  For everyone who has an iphone, give ourselves iphone with a beautiful, generous mobile phone shell is very important. Because of the protective phone case, it not only can give our iphone a very good protection effect, but also make our lover iphone looks more beautiful and dazzle. Because of the different of Production technologies of the mobile shell, every kinds of phone case is .. (Technical Writing)

The unmanned robotics navigation is latest in MEMS sensor technology

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 Avinash Sharma (January 08, 2013)  The next generation robotics navigation technology is embedded in high-accuracy GPS navigation system. The next gen robotics sensors are widely used in aerospace, automotive, military, marine, entertainment, and various other applications. The GPS oriented inertial navigational system is mounted today in a smaller chip. The size of chip is just like a postage stamp. In addition, it .. (Technical Writing)

Challenges faced by freelance content writers

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 Revathi Krishna (November 23, 2012)  So here you are – happy that you have a unique skill, yet curious and anxious about how the big bad world of freelancing might work for you? You’re not alone! We all felt that way, till we found systems or methods to combat these feelings of insecurity and anxiousness. All said and done, we feel that writers, especially freelance writers, need to be prepared to handle rude .. (Technical Writing)

Technical Writing - Use Acrobat 7 Or 9 to Export Your PDF Files Into Word With Same Formatting

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 Ugur Akinci (January 23, 2009)  Adobe Acrobat is a basic tool that technical writers use on a regular basis, not only to read the PDF (Portable Document Format) documents but also to create them. Once a document is converted into PDF it can be read on any machine running any kind of operating system. It acquires a cross-platform “immortality" of sorts. Acrobat's newest versions (Versions 7 and 9) has a few .. (Technical Writing)

How to Follow the Market and Re-Position Yourself As a Technical Writer

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 Ugur Akinci (January 22, 2009)  We live in a fast-moving world. Nothing remains the same for too long. New trends, new developments, and new facts rock our world on a daily basis. The election of President Barack Obama was one such momentous event. What that means for us writers is that we also need to “go with the flow. " But that of course does not mean jumping tracks and trying our hand in topics that we .. (Technical Writing)

Grammar Correction Software - Check Your Grammar Like a Pro!

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 Jane Sumerset (January 15, 2009)  You don't want to end up being dubbed as the kid with the worse grammar in the block, do you? But you just can't find enough time and strength to read through your long, long school write-ups at the end of the day. Well, the solution to that problem is really quite simple - all you need is a grammar correction software that will perfect your school papers and will help you grammar check . (Technical Writing)

Technical Writing - How to Design Borders Around Pages of a Microsoft Word Document Template (6)?

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 Ugur Akinci (January 15, 2009)  A technical writer needs to know the MS Word inside out. Why? Because Microsoft Word is the world's most used text and page layout software. The chances are, in one technical writing job assignment or another, you'll be asked to use MS Word to design a document template or edit an existing one. So you'd better know all the wonderful things you can do with it to enhance your technical .. (Technical Writing)

Technical Writing - 4 Cool Tricks to Draw Page Borders in a Microsoft Word Document Template (7)

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 Ugur Akinci (January 15, 2009)  1) Launch your MS Word and open the template document you'd like edit. 2) Go to a specific page. 3) Select Format > Borders and Shading from your MS Word main menu to display the Borders and Shading dialog box. The Borders tab would be selected by default. 4) Click and select the Page Border tab. 5) Select any value you'd like from the crucial “Apply to" drop-down list. You .. (Technical Writing)

2 Features That Technical Writing Shares With Screenplay Writing, and 2 Others That it Does Not

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 Ugur Akinci (January 14, 2009)  At first sight, there cannot be any two writing niches as different as technical and screenplay writing. Their 2 differences are very obvious: Difference 1) Screenplay writing aims to put us into the shoes of a fictitious character and take us through a roller-coaster emotional experience. It aims to move us. Technical writing is the exact opposite. It actually tries to AVOID any .. (Technical Writing)

Technical Writing - 4 Advantages of Hiring a Freelance Technical Writer

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 Ugur Akinci (January 13, 2009)  I've been in writing-publishing business for over 20 years and technical writing business for over 10 years at this writing.   So with great honesty I can make the following generalization: most of the technical writers on a corporate payroll will end up making more money over their entire careers than most of their freelancing counterparts. Why? Because freelancing demands a lot more . (Technical Writing)

2 Features That Technical Writing Shares With Copywriting and 2 Others That it Does Not

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 Ugur Akinci (January 12, 2009)  Technical writing is different from copywriting but then there are things shared by both as well. For example: 1) Both types of writing need to be SPECIFIC. Here are examples to both: Bad (not specific) copywriting: “Buy this Book and Make Money!" Good (specific) copywriting: “Buy this Book and Make $3,785 within the next 14 days!" Bad (not specific) technical writing: .. (Technical Writing)

Technical Writing - What is "Variance" and How Can a Technical Writer Eliminate it in Documents?

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 Ugur Akinci (January 11, 2009)  "Variance" is an important term in statistics and plays a crucial role in technical documentation as well. Without getting too technical about it: “variance" denotes the way the values of a set of elements vary around a central mean value. Imagine you weighing a hundred marbles. Let's say the arithmetic-mean weight of an “average" marble is 10 ounces. But some weigh 10.1 .. (Technical Writing)

Technical Writing Depends on Clear Thinking

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 Craig H (January 11, 2009)  The goal of a technical writer is to put thoughts in the heads of users. But these thoughts must be clear, and presented in a logical sequence so that users can digest them. This is known as teaching. We teach by stacking one logical thought on another until the user understands all of the concepts we wish to convey. Thousands of years ago, people had to chisel their ideas in stone. .. (Technical Writing)

Are You a Journalist? How About a New Career in Technical Writing to Make Ends Meet?

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 Ugur Akinci (December 25, 2008)  Journalism is exciting but tough. I should know. I've been a journalist for 4 years in mid-90s. I loved every minute of it but had a hard time making ends meet. I was an NPC (National Press Club) member reporter accredited both with the U. S. State Department and the U. S. Congress. That was all fine and dandy but money-wise the picture always looked bleak. So I had to throw in the .. (Technical Writing)

Technical Writing Five Microsoft Word Time Savers

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 Bryan S. Adar (July 07, 2008)  "Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. " - Carl Sandburg, 1878-1967, US biographer & poet 1. Splitting a file in one window This comes in handy when you have a document with multiple pages - 50 or more. When working with a large file there are times when you need to scroll back and forth in the same document to .. (Technical Writing)

Technical Writing Some Common Terms You Should Know

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 Bryan S. Adar (July 02, 2008)  Often, when attending a Statement of Work meeting, a tech writer will hear a term used that everyone else seems to understand but she doesn't. In this article, we'll define abbreviations and acronyms that are widely used in business that we all need to be familiar with. B2B or B-to-B Short for business-to-business, the term was originally used to describe electronic commerce .. (Technical Writing)

Technical Writing Exercise Abbr and TLAs

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 Bryan S. Adar (July 02, 2008)  People like to keep things brief when they're writing. It saves a lot of time if you write HMS rather than Her Majesty's Ship. Some shortened forms are so standard that there are people who have never seen mister written out. It's always Mr. And it's not a new idea. Centuries ago, the Romans used the letters SPQR rather than spell out Senatus Populusque Romanus (The Senate and the .. (Technical Writing)

Technical Writing Divide and Conquer

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 Bryan S. Adar (July 01, 2008)  "First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end. " Aristotle, BC 384-322, Greek Philosopher Divide and Conquer Last week I showed you the first step you should take to become a successful technical writer. We identified our goal and . (Technical Writing)

Technical Writing The SOW Meeting and Need to Know

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 Bryan S. Adar (July 01, 2008)  "Judge a person by his questions, rather than his answers. " Voltaire, 1694-1778, French Historian, Writer Normally, every new project begins with a start of work (SOW) meeting. It's then that the writer meets the client's team and finds out what the job is all about. This is when he finds out everything he needs to know to complete the task. At times, though, the writer is a bit .. (Technical Writing)

Technical Writing Definition of Copyright and Copywriting

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 Bryan S. Adar (June 24, 2008)  Definition of Copyright and Copywriting You can apply for a copyright or you can apply for some copywriting, but they're totally different things. In the first case, you're asking for a document that gives you the right to publish something. In the second, you're asking for a writing job. Writers often get them confused. Copyright A copyright is a legal document issued by the .. (Technical Writing)

Technical Writing Whats a Reading Level Anyway?

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 Bryan S. Adar (June 23, 2008)  "The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity. " Walt Whitman, 1819-1892, American Poet The client said, “We want this written at a 10th-grade reading level. " I said, “What's a 10th-grade reading level and how is it measured?" The client said, “Hey, will you look at the time! I have to leave right now. " Similar .. (Technical Writing)

Become a Technical Writing Specialist

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 Bryan S. Adar (June 19, 2008)  You don't need a four year college degree to become a successful technical writer. But there is something you could do to multiply your chances of getting hired as a technical writer. Before I reveal to you this strategy I have to caution you. This is purely a marketing strategy. If you're new to the field of technical writing, then you may not use it. It specifically applies to those .. (Technical Writing)

Technical Writing The Difference Between a Process and a Procedure

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 Bryan S. Adar (June 19, 2008)  In Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part 1, Act III, Scene 1, in an argument about how to divide a piece of land, one character says that he'll “cavil on the ninth part of a hair. " Cavil means to quibble over an unimportant point. Even better, it's a really annoying and trivial objection. The reason for mentioning this is because there's often a fine line between caviling and getting it .. (Technical Writing)

Earn Big Bucks As a Contract Technical Writer

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 Bryan S. Adar (June 19, 2008)  When you decide to become a freelance technical writer you could also get contract work. This means that you work for a client for a specified period of time. You could be a full time contractor working 40 hours a week or a part time contractor working 20 hours a week. Don't be deceived by the word full time contract. Even though you're working 40 hours a week for the client you are .. (Technical Writing)

Technical Writing He Who Matters Most

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 Bryan S. Adar (June 19, 2008)  He wakes up in the morning and starts a pot of coffee. He then steps outside to grab the newspaper. He scans the headlines briefly, grabs his coffee and gets ready for work. Between showers and shaves he gets his kids ready. All the time with one eye on the clock. He can't be late to work. His shift starts at 9 am sharp. Traffic's a snarl. Everyone's in a hurry. Somehow he manages to .. (Technical Writing)

Technical Writing Writing in Standard Written English

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 Bryan S. Adar (June 19, 2008)  There's them as say there ain't no right way nor wrong way to write. It's all in how you feel like writing and who cares. Thems what you call your descriptive grammarians. They don't tell you how it is people should write so much as describe how folks do write. One way's OK like another. Long's you get the idea across. Then, there are those who believe that there are some consistent .. (Technical Writing)

Technical Writing When Less is More

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 Bryan S. Adar (June 19, 2008)  One question that creeps up into the minds of technical writers is “Do I need to know graphic design to be a successful technical writer?" The short answer is no. Your job is pure technical writing and that's what you should focus on. But a little bit of layout knowledge will help you in your technical writing career. This is one of those instances when a little bit of knowledge .. (Technical Writing)

Technical Writing Handling an Information Dump

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 Bryan S. Adar (June 16, 2008)  Let's start off by defining an “information dump. " In simple terms, an information dump is when you are loaded with information about a project. This information is not handed to you in any logical manner. It's the initial project information you get from the client or SMEs. As a technical writer, there will be numerous situations where you will be subject to an information .. (Technical Writing)




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