Using ChatGPT as a technical writing assistant can significantly expedite the documentation process. However, as mentioned, it’s crucial to review and edit the generated content to ensure accuracy and clarity.
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If you’ve followed the previous steps, you should good technical summary. You should have saved a considerable amount of time, especially if you fed Chat-GPT with material from different documents, spreadsheets, and notes. I suspect doing this by hand would take considerably longer.
Here are some other ways you can get Chat-GPT to improve the quality of the summary.
Let’s now look at how to write the actual prompt to summarize the text.
After you’ve uploaded the material to Chat-GPT/Claude/Poe, you must write a prompt (actually a series of prompts as can refine the summary results as you progress).
The simplest way to do this is to ask Chat-GPT how to create summaries, which is what I did.
Recently, I’ve started to use CHAT-GPT as a type of ‘Summary writer assistant’. My aim was to see if it can save me time drafting summary material, speed up the review process, and refine the quality of my own summaries. Does it help? The short answer is Yes.