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Using VBA in Word for Document Layout

Using VBA in Microsoft Word In Mastering VBA for Microsoft 2010, Richard Mansfield defines Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) as “a programming language created by Microsoft that can be built into applications.”  What does that mean and why should you care?  You can do so much more with Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word, than you […]

Translation Technologies

Technologies Used in Translation There are several technologies that are linked to or associated with translation. These technologies help practitioners achieve their goals more quickly and at a lower cost. While these technologies are useful aids, they do not completely replace the indispensable human eye and human adaptation. Human language is enormously complex, and translation […]

Tools and Technologies

Tools and Technologies in Technical Communication This topic is about how you decide which tools to use for what. Note that some tools can be used for more than one function. This topic includes the following content: Tools for authoring content: This topic contains a collection of programs or applications used to create, edit, maintain, or otherwise support creating […]

Tools for Publishing Content

Content Publishing Tools Some tools overlap functions and may be detailed in one location only. For example, some people may consider a tool to be useful for both creating content (a word processor) and for managing content (a review and tracking tool). Some tools have both functions. Therefore tools will, on occasion, be found in […]

Tool Vendors

Selected List of Tool Vendors While not a comprehensive list of tools and tech vendors, this page provides an overview of major vendors. Hardware Computers, multimedia recording equipment, specialized graphics processors Software Word processing (like MS Word), audio and video recording (like Adobe Premiere), presentation graphics (like MS Powerpoint), photo finishing (like Adobe Photoshop), Illustration […]

Tools for Social Media

Privacy and Personalization in Social Media Researched, compiled, and edited by Caleb Brown, Amanda Seale, Kevin Greene, and Nick Thrailkill, students at Lebanon Valley College. Overview This text was compiled to give anyone interested in social media, their business practices, and their controversies regarding privacy and personalization, a quick view into these complex topics. By offering these […]

Tools for Authoring Content

Content Authoring Tools Tools include any program or application used to create, edit, maintain, or otherwise support creating or editing content. Some tools overlap functions and may be detailed in one location only. For example, some people may consider a tool to be useful for both creating content (a word processor) and for managing content […]

Tools for Managing Content

Content Management Tools Some tools overlap functions and may be detailed in one location only. For example, some people may consider a tool to be useful for both creating content (a word processor) and for managing content (a review and tracking tool). Some tools have both functions. Therefore tools will, on occasion, be found in […]

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