RE: Using tables for content

Subject: RE: Using tables for content
From: Slager Timothy J <Timothy -dot- Slager -at- dematic -dot- com>
To: Sean <seanb_us -at- yahoo -dot- com>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2013 15:00:30 +0000

The company that required us to put steps in a table also required that steps be broken down to their lowest level. Sean's example below would have been:
1. | Click File. | A dialog box opens.
2. | Click Open. | The file opens.

For every action, the expected result is listed. A bit wordy, but utterly unambiguous. In many (most?) cases the third column could be ignored, but it's there, just in case. I suspect the format also facilitated testing of the software.

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>>1.  |   Click File, and then click Open.   |   The file opens.
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>>Sean
      


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Using tables for content: From: Sean
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