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Laurie Rowell

Laurie Rowell is a freelance technical writer and instructional designer who has worked for Microsoft, IBM, Xerox, Boeing, and Siemens (among others), busily creating software and hardware user guides, technical references, quick-reference cards, job aids, web content, and learning modules since she dropped into technology many more years back than she feels comfortable discussing. Periodically she teaches communications or technical writing classes. Along the way she has made time to shoot video professionally and write fiction, although she is still awaiting her first six-figure check. She lives in Issaquah, Washington, where she and her husband, Alec, grow an excellent garden of flowers, vegetables, and herbs, ably assisted by their daughter, Linden, and their "mostly Lab" dog, Friday.

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Tracking Avian Flu and Mad Cow: Is RFID Bringing Safer Food to a Store Near You?
Jun 23, 2006
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Six Slick Tricks for Long Documents in Word 2003
May 12, 2006
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Seven Hidden Options that Make Word Fly
Apr 14, 2006
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Tracking Changes in Word 2003: Five Things People Forget To Do
Jan 13, 2006
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Versions: Getting the Story Straight in Word 2003
Dec 22, 2005
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Begin Customizing Your Home Page in Sharepoint
Nov 4, 2005
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SharePoint 2003: Popping a New Site in Place Pronto
Oct 14, 2005
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Jumpstart Functionality: Attach an XML Schema in Word 2003
Sep 16, 2005
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The Two Hour Web Site: Build It in Microsoft Word 2003
Jul 1, 2005
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Haptics: Shaking Hands with a Robot
Feb 11, 2005
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Avoiding Snares and Gotchas in Word 2003
Jan 28, 2005
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Touching Your Own Future: Haptic Tools
Jan 28, 2005
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Haptics: The Technology of Simulating Human Touch
Jan 14, 2005
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Clean HTML from Word: Can It Be Done?
Dec 30, 2004
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The Doc Lockbox: Information Rights Management in Word 2003
Dec 23, 2004
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Word 2003 from Header to Footer
Nov 5, 2004
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Haptics: Cybertouch and How We Feel About It
Oct 22, 2004
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Word 2003 Fields: Coping with Those Cantankerous Cross References and Bad-tempered Bookmarks
Sep 3, 2004
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Fields in Word 2003: A Toe-in-the-Water Introduction
Aug 27, 2004
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Word Macros: Getting Little Things Done with Scary Speed
Aug 13, 2004
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Building a Word 2003 Template: The Basic Hammer-and-Four-Nails Guide
Jul 23, 2004
22.
Gathering Scads of Info with InfoPath
May 21, 2004
Laurie Rowell

Laurie Rowell