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Dana...this is an instance where when I read "your" documentation for an
install, I think "I wish I knew what was happening at each screen." and
when you read mine, you think "blah blah blah...all this wasted time and
paper to describe pressing a series of buttons."
I wish I knew for certain who was right. :-)
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From: bounce-techwr-l-143723 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
[mailto:bounce-techwr-l-143723 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com] On Behalf Of Dana
Sent: Thursday, May 20, 2004 11:54 AM
Subject: Re: Documenting installers
On Wednesday, May 19, 2004, Norcross, Amanda wrote:
> My question is the following: does it make more sense in an
> installation procedure to: 1) "gloss over" these common windows and
> only address in detail windows that are unique or specific to our
> product or 2) address all windows, regardless of how many million
> times users may have seen some of them. #
I usually leave it at "follow the prompts on the screen".
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