For many years I’ve regarded Simplified Technical English as an outdated legacy from the Aerospace industry. But that opinion has changed radically in the last few weeks and I’m becoming a big fan.
As a busy technical writer, I like to work efficiently. This means optimising the use of my keyboard and mouse, for example by using keyboard shortcuts and right-clicks. I find it a little odd that I can remember so many
“So, Lynne what do you do for a living?” “Oh, I work as a technical author.” “Really? What’s that?” “I write help guides for software applications.” “You must be very clever. I’m useless with computers!”