Re:Documenting Wizards

Subject: Re:Documenting Wizards
From: "Cathy Arthur" <carthur -at- ndigital -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 15 May 2003 08:19:36 -0400

Hi everyone,

I have been placing a flow chart of some wizards in both the online help and
hardcopy documentation. The user can view the flowchart before they start
the wizard to see what choices they will need to make, and hopefully flag
any terms they need to understand before they start. In the hardcopy, the
flow chart is an opportunity to explain some of the terminology and
background information that they might need. The flow chart is high level,
not a screen by screen description.

This has worked for wizards that do not have many branches. YMMV.

Cathy Arthur

Cathy Arthur
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Northern Digital Inc.
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