Re: Note versus Tip

Subject: Re: Note versus Tip
From: Rick Lippincott <rjl6955 -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Sean Brierley <sean -dot- brierley -at- gerberscientific -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2015 15:22:41 -0500

Iâm not sure that thereâs a standard definition of a difference. Personally, Iâve always understood a Note to be exactly what youâre describing for a Tip: Nice to know, helpful info, but no impact if the user skips over it.

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> On Feb 10, 2015, at 14:43, Sean Brierley <sean -dot- brierley -at- gerberscientific -dot- com> wrote:
>
> Hi all,
>
> A search yields nothing. Anyone know of a study that identifies if having a
> both a note and a tip in technical communication is useful. that is, if a
> tip is an optional thing that helps you finish a task more efficiently, and
> a note contains information that affects successful completion of a task,
> is there a study that tells us whether our audience cares about the
> difference?
>
> Thoughts?
>
> Sean
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