Re: Documenting a "wizard"

Subject: Re: Documenting a "wizard"
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: Hannah Drake <hannah -at- formulatrix -dot- com>, techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 8 May 2014 15:00:39 -0700

It's redundant. I provide a checklist of any information the wizard
will ask for, doc how to start the wizard, say "follow the prompts on
screen," and continue with any post-wizard tasks.

On Thu, May 8, 2014 at 2:47 PM, Hannah Drake <hannah -at- formulatrix -dot- com> wrote:
> Hey all,
> We are releasing a new wizard that walks a user through a process. The
> other person thinks the wizard should be documented for the users. My
> argument is it's redundant, because the wizard explains exactly what it is
> IN the wizard itself (I know because I wrote the text and helped design the
> wizard). I also pointed out that if we have to document the wizard, we
> failed at creating a useful wizard.
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