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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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6 is the introduction of topic-based authoring support based on the DITA standard pioneered by IBM.
High-definition authoring represents not only a massive new business opportunity for professional authoring facilities and content holders, but also an opportunity to redefine the movie viewing experience for consumers," said Rolf Hartley, senior vice president and general manager of Sonic's professional products group.
The editor provides access to the underlying XML structure of documents in a comfortable visual authoring environment; no programming is required.
Now thanks to Total Hi Def, our clients have a single SKU option," said Charles Potter, vice president of digital media services at Ascent Media Group, a world-class authoring facility in Burbank, California.
Enhanced DITA support: DITA specialization support for the rapid development of authoring interfaces for new content types, and extended DITA map editing capabilities for leveraging the full power of DITA maps for content reuse and document assembly.
Specialization Support -- Enables rapid implementation of authoring interfaces for DITA specializations.
BizTalk Server is a powerful way to orchestrate and optimize business processes and provides solid rule authoring to the developer via RuleComposer.
After evaluating our current MSDS authoring practice, we realized there was a lot of room for improvement," said Nancy Joy-Poignon, environmental, health and safety customer relations leader for Owens Corning.
XMetaL Author DITA Edition is the most advanced solution for authoring and publishing content using DITA.
Featuring a rich topic-oriented authoring environment, XMetaL Author DITA Edition combines the power and productivity of XMetaL Author with new DITA-specific capabilities, enabling authors to deliver XML content with greater ease and speed than ever before.