How-to videos in technical documentation – user expectations and possibilities

There's no doubt that how-to videos are gaining in popularity. Even back in 2016, a third of online video users reported that they watched instructional videos frequently or very frequently. Although this survey relates to leisure time and the private sphere, instructional videos also concern the technical communication sector. Instructional videos, how-to videos, maintenance videos...... Continue Reading →

Callout Your Content

In its different versions, SCHEMA ST4 contains some useful tools: from Page Layout Designer, with which you can create layouts for print publications, and the Online Media Designer for multimedia outputs, to our workflow engine, which you can use to automate your authoring processes. Today's blog article is about the Callout Designer, which is included... Continue Reading →

Your Callout Masterpiece: Competition Still Open Until April 30

Are you already participating in our competition for the most sophisticated ST4 callouts? If not, come on, join in! We know people are on vacation around Easter, so we've extended the application deadline until April 30, 2016. How does the competition work? You'll find the overview in our invitation post on January 25 (Your Personal... Continue Reading →

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

Already the famous saying stresses the added value of figures over text to illustrate complex issues comprehensibly. Especially in technical documentation figures are an effective means of communication and at the same time increase the willingness to read. Depending on the target group, the described object/process but also the target media, photos, CAD drawings, technical... Continue Reading →

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