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For example, you say the person must go through screens 1 - 5 before
arriving at the REAL TASK of screen 6.
My first consideration would be: what am I documenting here? The screen 6
task or a workflow of tasks represented by screens 1 - 6?
My second consideration would be: Is this a linear process? Do the screens
always follow in this sequence? For example, is screen 3 a task someone
might perform independently of screens 1, 2, 4, 5, and 6? Is screen 6 always
dependent on screens/tasks 1 - 5 being performed immediately before?
If the six screens/tasks comprise a regular workflow, in which the sequence
is repeated each time the workflow is carried out, I would see myself as
documenting that workflow and break it down by screens/tasks. Each
screen/task would have a caveat that the preceding tasks need to be
completed first. But I would precede the whole thing with a brief overview
of all the parts explaining what they were doing.
If the different tasks could be performed independently, I would present
them the same way but with the overview slanted accordingly, if included at
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