Antwort: RE: (almost) Blank Pages

Subject: Antwort: RE: (almost) Blank Pages
From: Kerstin -dot- Molthagen -at- etas -dot- de
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2001 16:35:10 +0100

Hi John!

John Garison wrote:
>We used to put a big NOTES at the top of blank pages - it encouraged
>to write stuff in the manuals which made them personal which tended to
>increase use. Or so we hoped. No usability studies were carried out to
>verify this, but it sounded good in theory.

We do the same in our training material: every second page is half empty so
that people can take notes. I have never held any courses, but I know that
people apreciate it.
We're now considering something similar for the tutorial sections in our
user's guides.

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