RE: What do I call this document type?

Subject: RE: What do I call this document type?
From: Erika Yanovich <ERIKA_y -at- rad -dot- com>
To: Lin Sims <ljsims -dot- ml -at- gmail -dot- com>, TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 2 Dec 2019 10:07:08 +0000

Quick Start Guide


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From: techwr-l-bounces+erika_y=rad -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com [mailto:techwr-l-bounces+erika_y=rad -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com] On Behalf Of Lin Sims
Sent: Tuesday, November 26, 2019 23:21
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Subject: What do I call this document type?

It's too long for a quick reference (12 pages!), but it isn't a full manual.

It covers a subset of features (situations and processes that are unlikely to occur are left out), and provides little more than "to do this, perform these steps".

There's none of the normal book components, such as a front or back cover or a TOC.

I can't call it a reference guide because we use those to provide actual reference information such as database field specifications, not how-tos.

I thought about using "<product name> Guide", but to me that implies an actual manual.


Lin Sims
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