System Documentation Metric

Subject: System Documentation Metric
From: "Tristan Bishop" <claritydocs -at- earthlink -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 31 Oct 2000 21:16:45 -0800

Hey Whirlers,

In a task-based user manual for a new software system, how many pages of
documentation do you typically write for each unique system screen? (In
other words, I'm looking for a sample pages-per-screen metric)

If no one has empirical data, I'd be interested in opinion, even if it's a
very rough estimate.

Thanks so much!

Tristan Bishop
Knowledge Manager
Clarity Consulting

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