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author

The writer of an article, chapter, or other complete written work.
Many articles, proceedings, or books have multiple authors; the names of the authors following the first author are known as co-authors. Corporations, government agencies, and associations may also be listed as authors of a work.

author

Journalism A person involved in writing a manuscript

au·thor

(aw'thŏr)
medical transcription Person who orally creates a report to be transcribed.
Synonym(s): dictator, originator.
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ActiveCGM Publisher is a suite of tools that gives you the ability to add value to your existing and newly authored technical content with hotspot hyperlinks, animation and many other capabilities.
In the process, we expect to change the way technical graphics are authored and published.