Free tool for opening Word 2007 documents in Word 2003

Martin Lewis, the money saving expert, has just mentioned Microsoft offers a free tool for opening Word 2007 documents in Word 2003. If your computer is using Microsoft Office 2003, XP or 2000 programs, download the Compatibility Pack from Microsoft. You may need to install software updates before the compatibility pack. See the compatibility pack… Read more »

New technical author vacancies

We’ve posted three new technical author vacancies today – both contract and permanent. We’ve also added a new self teach training course – RoboHelp X5 training. We’ll be introducing a training course in RoboHelp 6 shortly.

News update

Cherryleaf’s resident blogger has been on holiday, so it’s been a while since we posted any news. The BusinessWise book was officially launched on the 24th May, and, for a while, it was the 19th best selling book on the Amazon UK Web site. It was the 2nd best selling book in the business category…. Read more »

The Technical Authors’ dilemma

Thank you to everyone who participated in our survey concerning the status of technical authors and how to improve it. We found out: They value what they have to offer They are confident in their own abilities They believe they’re making a contribution Our survey showed that technical communicators felt they were being held back… Read more »

Live STC Web Seminar on 11th April

Dr. Sivasailam Thiagarajan will be presenting “Increasing Interactivity in Webinars” at the STC’s next live web seminar on 11th April, 2007, 1:00 pm (EST). It costs $50.00 for STC/SIG members and $65.00 for non-STC members. The announcement states, “Everyone agrees that an interactive teaching environment is important — and most expensive tools all too often… Read more »