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Our department writes procedures for bank employees. Many steps have
substeps. We use an outline format, but with arabic numerals instead of
roman numerals. If step five has six steps, they are "numbered" a
through f. What is the correct way? Whatever makes it clear to the user!
"Evans, Amy M." wrote:
> Hey Everyone!
> I was just wondering, how do you write embedded procedures? Is there even
> such a thing in the world of user guides? (Or should the content be written
> to avoid embedded steps?)
> I know that procedures are numbered and should usually be limited to seven
> or less. . . but what happens if a step has steps of its own? (For example,
> in a list of seven procedures, step five has six steps.) What is the
> correct way to document this?
> Thanks So Much!!
> Amy : )