RE: follow the following

Subject: RE: follow the following
From: "Ladonna Weeks" <ladonna -dot- weeks -at- comtrak -dot- com>
To: "'Esthee Erasmus'" <Esthee -at- k2workflow -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2006 12:55:34 -0500

How about "perform the following steps"?

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From: Esthee Erasmus [mailto:Esthee -at- k2workflow -dot- com]
Sent: Saturday, June 24, 2006 1:42 PM
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: follow the following


I'm writing a user manual at the moment and wonder whether there's a better
way of saying:

To perform the desired action follow the following steps:

It just seems very clumsy. Our style is a bit formal, so saying 'do the
following' or something like that would not be correct. I'm leaning towards
'perform the steps provided below:' but that seems a but cumbersome. Any



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